What it is: An interactive game for one or two players that exercises skills with factors and multiples. The goal is to get 4 products in a row by moving a marker to the factors to form products. Students can play against the computer or with a partner. (Full instructions for how to play can be found under the game board.)
Levels: C, D, E
How to Use it: Multiplication, factor, multiple practice, activity, game.
Overview: Students create a math problem picture story where they substitute words in the problem with pictures.
Objective: Students understand mathematical terminology in story problems.
Example:Jill is going to earn some spending during harvest time by helping pick for her neighbors. She plans to charge $4.00 per . Mr. Brown has 18 in his orchard and Mrs. Green has 15 in her orchard. At the end of the first day the sum of money earned is $8.00. At the end of the second day the sum of money earned is $16.00.
Digital option: Students can use a word processing program and clip art to create their math problem picture story.
Tech-free option: Students can use stickers, drawings, stamps, or pictures cut out of a magazine to create their math problem picture story.