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This is a level 2 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 5 of the Number Framework.

Achievement Objectives:

Achievement Objective: NA2-3: Know the basic addition and subtraction facts.
AO elaboration and other teaching resources

Specific Learning Outcomes: 

know addition facts

know subtraction facts

Required Resource Materials: 
FIO, Level 3, Basic Facts, Give or Take, page 5
photocopy of the game board

This game is a number version of the word game Boggle. The game could be extended to include a combination of addition and subtraction operations. For example, 15 – 3 + 4 – 9 = 7 and 16 – 12 + 7 – 5 = 6.

Answers to Activity

A game of addition and subtraction