Written Calculation: Multiplication 2 leads pupils from short multiplication to long multiplication. Pupils beginning this book should have completed Multiplication 1. Pupils should have an understanding of the value of digits up to and beyond four-digit
numbers and experience of multiplying single-digit numbers together. Pupils who have learnt their times tables will find written multiplication easier.
Each of the 18 steps features the following sections.
- What to do – detailed explanations and a worked example.
- Now you try – questions that are similar to those in the worked example.
- More practice – questions that are more difficult and provide less support than those in Now you try.
Problem solving – word problems.
- Self-evaluation rating – to help identify pupils who may be struggling with the step.