Dicing Times



This is a level 3 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 6 of the Number Framework.
A PDF of the student activity is included.
Achievement Objectives
NA3-2: Know basic multiplication and division facts.
NA3-2: Know basic multiplication and division facts.
Student Activity

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Specific Learning Outcomes

know multiplication basic facts

Required Resource Materials
different coloured counters for each player

2 dice marked with 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7

FIO, Level 2-3, Basic Facts, Dicing Times, page 2

1, 2, or 3 classmates



Students can practise multiplication facts through this activity. This means that they must either know most of the facts involved or have some way of visualising them (for example, 10 x 10 array of dots).
To introduce the game to the class, model it with two students. This will help clarify the winning possibilities. Note that the five counters in line can be placed vertically, horizontally, or diagonally and do not have to be adjacent. For example:

Answers to Actvity


Game of multiplication


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