Dicey Dabble

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

use multiplication and division facts in a game

Required Resource Materials
cards showing 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 15, 18, 20, 24, 25, 30, and 36

dice

FIO, Level 3, Basic Facts, Dicey Dabble, page 20

classmate

Activity

This game reinforces students’ recognition of factors. The points incentive encourages them to find common factors. As students replay the game, they will soon learn the best ways to arrange the dividends so that they increase their chances of finding a common factor.
To vary this game, you c ould change the dice to one marked three to eight or change the cards to 8, 12, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 28, 30, 32, 36, and 40.


Answers to Activity

A game of multiplication and division


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