1. Topic Of Lesson Plan-
 Multiplying whole numbers and decimals
2. Lesson Content-
 The process used to multiply whole numbers. Use patterns to multiply by 10,100,100. Use appropriate estimation skills. The process used to multiply decimals.
3. Goals And Expectations-
 1. The students will multiply whole numbers using a learned strategy. 2.The students will multiply decimal numbers using a learned strategy. 3.The children will use mental math to answer less complex problems.

4. Objectives-

 1.Mentally compute products of whole numbers. 2.Use partial products and the standard algorithm to solve multiplication problems. 3.Use partial products and the standard algorithm to multiply decimal by decimal numbers.
5. Materials and Aids-
 Four leveled sets of cubes related to the topics of study.
6. Methods Used and Procedures-

A. Introduction-

 1.Review key math concepts related to multiplication. 2.Complete examples on the board.

B. Development-

 1.Demonstrate how to use the cubes with a student as a partner.

C. Practice-

 1. Have the children practice with a partner. 2. Begin the cubing activity

D. Independent Practice-

 The children will be placed into groups and they will record the problems on their workspace. A partner will check their work with a calculator. If it is wrong they must correct the problem prior to their next turn.

E. Accommodations For Students-

 Each set of dice will have leveled questions that cover the lessons from the unit of study.

F. Checking for understanding-

 1.They will receive a worksheet to complete in order to show their knowledge prior to leaving the room.

G. Closure-

 1. Assign the review for the chapter to reinforce the topics of study.
7. Evaluation-
 1.Chapter 2 test from the textbook.