This product is a classroom tested kid-favorite. It keeps students engaged in math and practicing data collection, multiplication, and double digit addition.
Print the selected target for each group of students to be laid flat in the middle of the group. There are 2 options: Pattern facts (1, 2. 5. 9. 10) and Strategy Facts (3, 4, 6, 7, 8). Print one recording sheet for each student. Explain that they will be having multiplication target practice. When instructed they will throw a “ball” and attempt to land it on the target. The students will throw the “ball” 25 times and tally where each throw lands. Once a student has completed 25 tosses, they should write multiplication sentences to determine the number of points scored in each zone. They will then add all the points from each zone to find their final score. (A completed sample of the recording sheet is included as a visual aid for students). Finally, Provide each student with a cotton ball, pom-pom, wadded up ball of paper, or some other soft object to use as their projectile. Then, Stand back and watch the mathematical fun!
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