Now the children walked around with a post-it note to take notes (if they wanted) and they could ask yes/no questions - but only one for each student until they figured out their number. Once everyone was successful, we discussed what kind of questions were very helpful. For example, some children asked: "Is it 38?" "Is it 217?" Not very useful questions. Some asked: "Is it odd?" "Is it 3 digit?" "Is it higher than 500?" This provided them with more useful information. It was an interesting and fun activity for everyone! (I did, of course, rig the numbers - easier ones for those who needed it.) Enjoy!
Monday, 9 September 2013
Math Game - Number Guess
So I mentioned yesterday about the math activity I was going to do today. I purchased Avery Cord Style Name Badges, downloaded template #74465, and then typed one- to three-digit numbers - one number per card. I just printed these on normal paper and paper cut them to 4" X 3" rather than wasting the nice perforated ones enclosed. Then I slid one number in each plastic pouch. During math class, I put one of these cord badges around the students' necks with the card on their back so they couldn't see their own numbers.