Multiplication Placement PDF
Click on the word Multiplication Placement Assessment PDF to see where your student should start with our math series.
This is a downloadable PDF for you to print.
Student Placement Assessment worksheets are located at the end of each Assessment Guide
Booklet 1 - Basic Concepts
This booklet is designed for seven to nine-year-old students (third grade) who have never had formal instruction in multiplication number sentences.
Prerequisite: Know how to add a column of two digit numbers
Booklet 2 - Beginning Long Multiplication and Basics of Distribution
Designed for eight to ten-year-old students (late third or early fourth grade)
Prerequisite: Multiplication: Booklet 1 or previous instruction in multiplication number sentences and multiplication tables required.
- begins with the basics of how the Distributive Property of Multiplication allows the multiplication of longer numbers, e.g., 1457 x 3.
Booklet 3 - Properties and Factoring
Designed for nine to ten-year-old students (fourth grade)
Prerequisite: Multiplication: Booklet 1 or previous instruction in multiplication number sentences and fluency with multiplication tables is recommended.
- teaches Prime Numbers, Prime Factoring and some deeper concepts in multiplication.
Booklet 4 - Working with Large Numbers and Decimals
Designed for ten and eleven-year-old students (fourth and fifth grade)
Prerequisite: Multiplication: Booklets 2 and 3
- teaches the application of the Distributive Property to multi-digit multiplication problems, e.g., 34 x 56, factoring large numbers into factors of ten, and using factors to find answers to large number problems.
- applies place value concepts and factoring concepts to multiplication with decimals.
Answer Keys for all Placement Multiplication Assessments are at the end of the Assessment Guide.