Are you ready to bring the thrill of basketball into your classroom? How about a fun and exciting game for your students to practice the skills of adding and subtracting unlike fractions and mixed numbers? Try the math activity on this file perfect for those months before, during, and after the basketball season.
Basketball Bonanza can be used as a whole-class practice activity, or as a learning center to reinforce the skill of adding and subtracting unlike fractions. It is simple to play; students solve a math problem, check their answer, and then roll a pair of dice to make a soccer move.
Your students are certain to have a fantastic time playing this math game, all the while sharpening their ability to add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers with unlike denominators.
Just print, play, and enjoy!
This file contains:
●suggested procedures and management for both methods of play (whole-class and learning center)
●2 Basketball Bonanza game boards… they differ only in the colors on the court.
●2 movement charts for dice, one with 11 different basketball outcomes, one with 6 different basketball outcomes
●2 movement charts for paper-clip spinners, one with 11 different basketball outcomes, one with 6 different basketball outcomes
●3 adding unlike fractions recording sheets (for teachers to have answer documentation)
●3 subtracting unlike fractions recording sheets
●3 sets of 16 adding unlike fractions question and answer cards
●3 sets of 16 subtracting unlike fractions question and answer cards
●1 set of blank recording sheets and answer keys
●1 set of 32 blank question cards and 32 blank answer cards
An additional file with Sets 4, 5, & 6
is available for purchase if you already own a Basketball Bonanza gameboard, or to extend the practice and fun well throughout the season.
Additional Basketball Bonanza Math Skills & Learning Centers:
Adding & Subtracting Decimals
Adding & Subtracting "Like" Fractions
Adding & Subtracting "Unlike" Fractions
Comparing & Ordering Decimals
Improper Fractions & Mixed Numbers
Multiply & Divide Decimals
Multiply & Divide Fractions