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Use this button to restart the animation from the simpler (lower) numbers.
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Topics: Starter  Arithmetic  Mental Methods  Tables
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Note to teacher: Doing this activity once with a class helps students develop strategies. It is only when they do this activity a second time that they will have the opportunity to practise those strategies. That is when the learning is consolidated. Change the 'times table' above to regenerate another version of this starter for practising mental methods.
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Here a concise URL for a version of this page without the comments.
Here is the URL which will take them to a page about learning times tables.