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Daily Multiplication Quiz
Watch Your Child's Progress in Memorizing the Multiplication Tables with these Daily Quizzes
These multiplication quizzes measure your child's progress in memorizing the multiplication times tables, cover (almost) all of the times tables (through 12 x 12) (except for 0, 1, some 2s and some 3s), and come in 5 different formats. And, the 5 multiplication quizzes are right here - ready for you to copy and paste!
Why Memorize the Multiplication Times Tables?
Memorizing the multiplication tables is essential for every 3rd, 4th and 5th grade student. If the times tables are not mastered by the end of 5th grade, it's probably not going to happen. Why? Because math then escalates into abstraction, never to return to the finite world of tangible numbers in the same focused way, and the average curriculum begins to focus more on reading and writing rather than math and sciences.
But, how do you help your child learn the multiplication times tables? Well, I suggest using lots of strategies, and especially using your child's favorite method more often. Go to my Horse Crazy Multiplication for more ideas.
However, we - along with our children - love to see our PROGRESS when climbing a mountain. And the Multiplication Times Tables are no different! Also, so often in the memorizing process, we feel like our child has mastered a times table, only to seemingly forget it next week when he/she is trying to memorize a different times table!
How to Use these Multiplication Quizzes
When I went to write a quiz for my daughter on her multiplication times tables, I found that I inevitably would leave out some of the times tables. Sometimes I'd give her too many 4's tables, and not enough 8's times tables, etc. So, I created a 1-page quiz that has EVERY multiplication times table on it!
And, I created a different quiz for each day of the week - each with EVERY multiplication times table on it. So, it became a DAILY Multiplication Quiz.
Then, I created a quiz for just the easy times tables, and a quiz for just some of the times tables, so that kids who hadn't yet learned all 12 multiplication times tables could still do a daily multiplication quiz.
Here's how to use the Daily Multiplication Quizzes:
1. Usually, I have the student do some warm-ups. For example: I have the child write the 8's products in columns six times.
2. Then, the child gets out the timer and goes to town on the quiz.
3. When the child's done with the quiz, he/she writes his/her time at the top of the quiz (along with the date).
4. Then, the child enters the date and quiz time in a chart that records his/her Daily Multiplication Quiz times.
5. The chart has a column for "Notes" - meaning things like, "Yahoo! Best Score Ever!"
6. 3 minutes is the "mastery" mark. When your child can do the Daily Multiplication Quiz consistently (5+ consecutive days) in under 3 minutes, then your child has mastered those Multiplication Times Tables. If your child is on Level 1 or 2 of the quizzes, then move him/her up to the next level. If your child is on Level 3 Quiz, then move your child on to the Daily Division Quiz.
Let your child take ownership of this Multiplication Daily Quiz process! You'll be amazed at the self-motivation and self-confidence that will come from your child doing this process on his/her own without our hovering!
Give them the tools,
& Let the Magic Happen!
Get It Here!
After lots of friends asked me for the
Daily Multiplication Quizzes,
I put all 3 levels (5 days each) & Answer Keys,
plus a quiz times recording chart,
& 2 versions of the multiplication table & Answer Keys,
into one big 34 page PDF.
You can Get It Here at Scribd for $1.
Multiplication Quiz #1
This is a sample - see more pages by clicking on the link above in the big blue box.
8 x 11 = ___________ 6 x 12 = ___________ 5 x 3 = _____________ 7 x 9 = ____________
10 x 10 = __________ 7 x 11 = ___________ 3 x 10 = ____________ 12 x 8 = ___________
3 x 3 = ____________ 11 x 10 = __________ 10 x 9 = ____________ 12 x 12 = __________
6 x 7 = ____________ 5 x 11 = ___________ 11 x 11 = ___________ 7 x 11 = ___________
6 x 10 = ___________ 12 x 5 = ___________ 10 x 4 = ____________ 5 x 7 = ____________
10 x 8 = ___________ 9 x 7 = ____________ 9 x 4 = _____________ 5 x 6 = ___________
6 x 2 = ____________ 5 x 10 = ___________ 8 x 2 = _____________ 4 x 11 = __________
9 x 6 = ____________ 5 x 5 = ____________ 9 x 9 = _____________ 6 x 6 = ___________
8 x 8 = ____________ 7 x 7 = ____________ 11 x 12 = ___________ 7 x 3 = ___________
11 x 6 = ___________ 3 x 9 = ___________ 4 x 6 = _____________ 5 x 9 = __________
4 x 4 = ____________ 8 x 4 = ___________ 9 x 12 = ____________ 7 x 12 = __________
9 x 2 = ____________ 3 x 6 = ___________ 7 x 8 = _____________ 7 x 4 = ___________
5 x 8 = ____________ 3 x 4 = ___________ 7 x 10 = ____________ 12 x 2 = __________
7 x 2 = ____________ 9 x 11 = __________ 4 x 5 = _____________ 12 x 10 = _________
3 x 11 = ___________ 3 x 12 = __________ 8 x 8 = _____________ 4 x 12 = __________
8 x 9 = ____________ 8 x 6 = ___________ 3 x 8 = _____________ 2 x 4 = ___________
Has Your Child Memorized the Times Tables Yet?
Want More Multiplication Help?
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helping your child to
Memorize the Multiplication Times Tables,
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