“Build an Army” is a series of strategy games which can help make a wide range of topics in mathematics more engaging and challenging for all ages and ability levels.
As well as helping to develop key skills, students are also encouraged to develop problem solving strategies, which will be useful in all areas of their mathematics.
The activities can be edited and adapted to suit the needs of your students
Each document contains a Build an Army activity, full instructions how to run it in the classroom, as well as lots of suggestions for support and extension activities, which allow for effective differentiation amongst your students
This activity focuses on developing understanding of arithmetic with negative (directed) numbers including adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing