Monster School Bus

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Load up the bus. Pupils play a game where they control a bus to pick up a certain number of monsters for school. Learners develop strategies to make sure they have a full load and score the most rewards. As scholars work through the levels of the game, they encounter whole number sums as well as decimals.

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CCSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas
  • Have the class come up with combinations that add to 10, then keep increasing the number of addends
Classroom Considerations
  • Game requires computers equipped with Flash to run
  • The class should be familiar with adding with decimals
  • Includes a video for teachers on how to use the game in class
  • Provides a bonus activity with questions to help with strategies
  • Contains wrap-up discussion questions
  • None
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