To provide analyze a game board to inform the strategy you play the game.
To provide flexibility of looking at factors of numbers
To practice fluency of multiplication facts
Students will utilize an online game - Math Playground - to enrich their learning about multiplication facts. This can be an independent activity. The teacher provides children - either whole class or those advanced in multiplication - directions. Students may then work in partners or independently as they first play the game, record moves while playing the game, analyze the game board, determine a strategy, and then apply the strategy.