# This lesson idea presents a fun way to learn the Multiplication Tables – with a “Military Song”

Subject:

Math

2, 3, 4, 5

Title – Military Math
By – Paul Stewart
Subject – Math
Military Math

The students had to find creative ways to memorize their multiplication facts. We made a book out of it and these are the ones that I have on my 4th grader’s web site and weekly newsletter. Here are some of the best.

You sing it in the basic military cadence melody.

· 5 x 5 = 25, I think I will eat some pie- Hilary B.
· 2 x 5 = 10, my little brother barfed again.- Matt N.
· 9 x 7 = 63, a fast squirrel climbs up a tree- Maria G.
· 8 x 8 = 64, why don’t you go out the door- Diego L.
· 2 x 2= 4, I wish I could sleep on the floor.- Amber S.
· 7 x 3= 21, now it is time to have some fun- Kevin B.
· 2 x 2=4, I went to bed on the floor.- Logan M.
· 3 x 1=3, my name is Elsie- Elsie J.
· 2 x 4=8, I wish I knew the date- Gigi S.
· 7 x 4 = 28. Looks like an elephant sat on my gate! – Austin B.
· 8 x 8= 64, my mother just shut the door.- Kyle B.
· 11 x 2=22, my big sister is sucking on my shoe.- Matt M.
· 9 x9 =81, I am not a gun- Cody K.
· 5 x 5= 25, boy, I like being alive- Jason M.
· 5 x 5 = 25, man, I just touched a bee hive.
· 11 x 11=121, your bun will bake in the sun.- Josh J.
· 7 x 4= 28, I don’t want to go on a date.- Brittney D.
· 3 x 3=9, I think I’ve lost my mind- Crystal K.
· 7 x 7=49, then add a dime- Daniel B.
· 4 x 7= 28, looks like a fish just ate my bait.- Rachel S.
· 11 x 3 = 33, my name is Torrey- Torrey S.
· 9 x 5= 45, that is a real surprise!- Prestonian M.
· 6 x 6= 36, I have to get my brain fixed!!! – Kelsey T.
· 9 x 9= 81, I just got my homework done!!!- Cody W.

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