Teaching strategies for understanding multiplication isn't enough. Students need to also be taught multiplication shortcuts so they can learn their facts!

This poster aligns the words kids see in word problems with the Math operations they represent. It has helped my students translate word problems into equations that are easily solved. Could double as book mark.

This is a four page file--two pages in color and two pages in black and white. The key words can be given to the students to keep in their math folder. It can also be enlarged on a poster machine or photocopy machine and placed on the classroom wall.