Integer Football

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They could go all, the, way...to a deeper understanding of integers with this fun math game. Using the included printable materials, young mathematicians practice adding integers and calculating absolute values as they compete in a game of integer football.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Supplement this activity into an upper-elementary or middle school math lesson on adding integers
  • Offer this game as an activity for early finishers during a unit on integers
  • Allow students to create an integer notecard to use as support while playing the game
  • Laminate sets of the included materials for use year after year
Classroom Considerations
  • Seek the help of a classroom aide, parent volunteer, or student when preparing the materials for this game
  • This activity assumes students have prior knowledge of integers
  • Provides a list of step-by-step directions for playing integer football
  • Includes reflection questions for students to answer after playing the game
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