Array Cities

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We have been using arrays to help us multiply, using some of the equipment in the classroom.  Here is some art work to help us consolidate the concept.  Can you see the arrays on the buildings below?  Can you tell the multiplication problems that could be worked out from some of these arrays?

Thanks to Looking from Third to Fourth and Teaching with Moxie for their ideas.

 Can you explain what an array is and how it works?


  • Stephen
    August 1, 2013 - 10:08 am | Permalink

    Dear Nikita.
    I like your art 🙄

  • Kirra and lux
    August 8, 2013 - 8:10 am | Permalink

    Hi mrs m and year 3 superstars
    We are lux and Kirra from Victoria and we go to st Therese and we got
    a comment from you we were all very exited when someone new visited our 3/4 bog
    we visited your blog and it is very interesting the thing that we liked the most was your great
    arrays you did on the city it looks like you put a lot of effort in to them they are

  • Maya
    August 9, 2013 - 7:58 am | Permalink

    Dear 3/4 superstars,

    My name is Maya and I am also in a 3/4 class and I am in year 4.
    Our class is very excited about your comment on our 3/4 blog and we would like to find out more about you and more things that your doing in class. I admire your array buildings and like the way that you were creative and used building windows, earlier this year we were also working on arrays but did’nt think of using towers and city’s.

    Thank you for commenting on our blog, we are hoping that we can have more conversations with one another by using our two blogs maybe we can have our own blog buddies!

    From Maya

  • Sienna
    August 20, 2013 - 4:30 am | Permalink

    Dear Yr 3 Super stars,
    My name is Sienna I am in the 3/4 class too I am a Yr 4,
    And Yes I would like to be blog buddies It will be fun chatting over our 2 blogs!
    Your array city’s are AWESOME I never thought of doing arrays like that.
    I think the windows are the arrays am I correct?
    At school we do Environmental passion projects Mia and I are doing it on Turtles;last year when I was in grade 3 we had a class pet can you guess what it is…it was a Turtle Angela always was holding Rutle he was cute.
    Now I have some Questions…
    Do you know why in some of the country’s it is different time than over here I would like to know why.
    Why dose it snow in some country’s and it dose not in other country’s?

    Hope to be blog buddies,
    From Sienna.

  • Mrs. Felter
    October 16, 2013 - 9:37 am | Permalink

    This is some wonderful array work. We like to use arrays to tell stories about equal groups of things. For example, If I have eight horses and they are standing in two fields, how many horses would I have altogether? Picturing something real in our heads helps us think deeper about the numbers!

    Mrs. Felter’s Third Grade
    Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

  • nicole
    May 28, 2014 - 11:31 am | Permalink

    I like the array cities because there are lots of cities. 🙂 🙂

  • Emily
    August 11, 2016 - 4:16 pm | Permalink

    Hi I was in your year 2 class I remember doing that hehehe I’m in year 4 now

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