Area Model Anchor Chart

I love anchor charts!  I try to make them for most of my concepts.  Right now, as we get ready to head into a new unit, I’m considering having my students go through a competition to make the anchor charts for me.  The best anchor chart (visually and descriptively) will be put up in the room for the unit.  I haven’t tried it yet but I might as we start our fractions unit.  🙂

Anyway, here’s an anchor chart that I have up right now for area model multiplication.  Some of my students actually solve multiplication exclusively using this model.