 Lesson Plan: Estimating Products: Multiply Numbers up to Three Digits | Nagwa Lesson Plan: Estimating Products: Multiply Numbers up to Three Digits | Nagwa

# Lesson Plan: Estimating Products: Multiply Numbers up to Three Digits Mathematics • 5th Grade

This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to use rounding and compatible numbers to estimate the products of two- and three-digit numbers.

#### Objectives

Students will be able to

• estimate the product of two numbers with up to three digits by rounding the factors to the nearest 10 or 100,
• estimate the product of two numbers with up to three digits using compatible numbers.

#### Prerequisites

Students should already be familiar with

• rounding two- or three-digit numbers to the nearest 10 or 100,
• multiplying two- or three-digit numbers by 10 or 100,
• multiplication tables up to .

#### Exclusions

Students will not cover

• finding the product of two numbers with up to three digits using formal written multiplication strategies.