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# Stars and Students

Purpose:

This is a level 3 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 6 of the Number Framework.

Achievement Objectives:

Specific Learning Outcomes:

apply multiplication facts in puzzles

Required Resource Materials:
FIO, Level 3, Basic Facts, Stars and Students, page 12
6 counters (a different colour for each player)
dice
classmate
Activity:

This game gives students practice with basic multiplication facts. They will soon realise the benefits of throwing a one (because one is a factor of every number).
As a variation, students could use a dice that doesn’t have one on it, for example, a dice marked three to eight. The numbers on the board would have to be varied accordingly.

A game of multiplication

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