### 11 Timestables Worksheet 1 of 5

**How To Use Target Worksheets:**

The target number is 11 and it is the target. Surrounding the target are various numbers from 1 to 12 and these are the numbers to be multiplied by 11 and then the product (answer) is to be placed in outer ring which is blank. Once a child is somewhat familiar with the multiplication facts to 11, start playing beat the clock with these worksheets to help build speed, fluency and accuracy which helps commit the facts to memory.

### 11 Timestables Worksheet 2 of 5

Most students find that the 11 times tables facts are one of the easiest to learn. The pattern should be discovered by the students which will help them learn the 11 timestables. Begin with skip counting (11, 22, 33, 44, 55 ....) ask the student what they notice. Skip count a few times orally before moving on to the worksheets.

### 11 Timestables Worksheet 3 of 5

Sometimes children like to multiply by 10 and then add the number being multiplied by. For instance when multiplying 11 x 4, think 10 x 4 + 4. There are a few tricks to help children learn the multiplication facts.

### 11 Timestables Worksheet 4 of 5

Some children learn the multiplication facts very quickly using this process, however, typically much repetition is required following this 4 step suggested sequence to actually commit the multiplication facts to memory. Children should start in the 3rd grade and it's preferable to have them know the facts to 10 by the end of the 3rd grade, however, many children take 2 or 3 years to commit them to memory. Much research has proven that students who commit the multiplication facts to memory often perform better in math and have higher achievement.

### 11 Timestables Worksheet 5 of 5

When helping young learners commit the multiplication facts to memory, be sure to use many gamey approaches along with lots of oral practice as worksheets can sometimes turn children off learning if they are over used.

Here are some of my favorite games to play with children to get them to learn their multiplication facts. When learning is fun and gamey, children see the value and are more readily to engage in the process. Although it can be challenging coming up with ideas to keep students engaged in the learning process, especially when it comes to drill and repetition activities like commmitting the facts to memory, it is important to try to keep it fun.