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 skill of converting between improper 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 converting between improper fractions and mixed numbers. It is simple to play; students solve a math problem, check their answer, and then roll a pair of dice to make a basketball move.
Your students are certain to have a fantastic time playing this math game, all the while sharpening their ability to convert between improper fractions and mixed numbers.
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 improper fractions-to-mixed numbers recording sheets (for teachers to have answer documentation)
●3 mixed numbers-to-improper fractions recording sheets
●3 sets of 16 improper fractions-to-mixed numbers question and answer cards
●3 sets of 16 mixed numbers-to-improper 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
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An additional file with Sets 4, 5, & 6
is available for purchase if you already own a Basketball Bonanza gameboard, or if you would like 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