Addition and Subtraction Game (10 more or 10 less)

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Practice addition and subtraction (10 more and 10 less) with this fun Showdown game.
Includes 24 cards with problems where students are required to add or subtract 10. Answer cards also provided.

Problem types included:

-10 less than
-10 more than
-patterns with adding or subtracting 10
-Word problems with 10 fewer, 10 more


-Teacher breaks up class into groups of 4 or less and distributes materials

-Each group gets a set of question cards. Place in order (1-24) face down in the center of group. Card # 1 should be at the top and card # 24 at the bottom

-Each group gets a set of answer cards. Place them in order (1-24) face down in the center of group. Card #1 should be at the top and card #24 at the bottom.

-The teacher selects one student in each group to be the Showdown Captain for the fist round and asks him/her to pass the materials to each team member

-The teacher explains that the Showdown Captain will turn over the card with the first question and read it to all team members. Then each team member will answer the question individually on their dry erase boards or paper and turn their answers face down on the table.

-When the captain gives the Showdown signal, all team members will reveal their responses at once. Captain pulls the answer card to review answers. The players with correct answers score 1 point. Captain records points on Score Board. If anyone has the incorrect answer, the team will coach their team members to correct their answers.

-The student at the left of the Showdown Captain will become Showdown Captain for the next round.

-Repeat from step 5 for each round. Add up points at the end to see who collected the most.

Hope you and your students enjoy.

This item is part of the following bundle:

Addition and Subtraction Bundle.

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Addition and Subtraction Game (10 more or 10 less)
Addition and Subtraction Game (10 more or 10 less)
Addition and Subtraction Game (10 more or 10 less)
Addition and Subtraction Game (10 more or 10 less)
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