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# Making Numbers Game

Description

Making Numbers is a simple dice game that is anything but simple. It’s a fun and flexible game that’s perfect for your numeracy rotations.
Students roll the dice and then put them together in unique combinations using different operations to try and get close to a numerical target.

With 5 different difficulty levels that start to introduce negative numbers and order of operations, your student can find their niche. We have even included a blank card that you can customise, or print and laminate and have them write their own figures on before starting.

Lesson Structure
• Rotations / Group Work
Curriculum Codes

AC9M6A02 9

Find unknown values in numerical equations involving brackets and combinations of arithmetic operations, using the properties of numbers and operations

AC9M5N07 9

Solve problems involving division, choosing efficient strategies and using digital tools where appropriate; interpret any remainder according to the context and express results as a whole number, decimal or fraction

AC9M5N06 9

Solve problems involving multiplication of larger numbers by one- or two-digit numbers, choosing efficient calculation strategies and using digital tools where appropriate; check the reasonableness of answers

AC9M6N09 9

Use mathematical modelling to solve practical problems, involving rational numbers and percentages, including in financial contexts; formulate the problems, choosing operations and efficient calculation strategies, and using digital tools where appropriate; interpret and communicate solutions in terms of the situation, justifying the choices made

AC9M5N09 9

Use mathematical modelling to solve practical problems involving additive and multiplicative situations including financial contexts; formulate the problems, choosing operations and efficient calculation strategies, using digital tools where appropriate; interpret and communicate solutions in terms of the situation

AC9M5A02 9

Find unknown values in numerical equations involving multiplication and division using the properties of numbers and operations

ACMNA106 8.4

Create simple financial plans

ACMNA291 8.4

Use efficient mental and written strategies and apply appropriate digital technologies to solve problems

ACMNA121 8.4

Find unknown quantities in number sentences involving multiplication and division and identify equivalent number sentences involving multiplication and division

ACMNA101 8.4

Solve problems involving division by a one digit number, including those that result in a remainder

ACMNA123 8.4

Select and apply efficient mental and written strategies and appropriate digital technologies to solve problems involving all four operations with whole numbers

ACMNA134 8.4

Explore the use of brackets and order of operations to write number sentences

ACMNA100 8.4

Solve problems involving multiplication of large numbers by one- or two-digit numbers using efficient mental, written strategies and appropriate digital technologies

VCMNA185

Use efficient mental and written strategies and apply appropriate digital technologies to solve problems

VCMNA184

Solve problems involving division by a one digit number, including those that result in a remainder

VCMNA193

Use equivalent number sentences involving multiplication and division to find unknown quantities

VCMNA209

Select and apply efficient mental and written strategies and appropriate digital technologies to solve problems involving all four operations with whole numbers and make estimates for these computations

VCMNA220

Explore the use of brackets and order of operations to write number sentences

VCMNA183

Solve problems involving multiplication of large numbers by one- or two-digit numbers using efficient mental, written strategies and appropriate digital technologies

VCMNA191

Create simple financial plans

MA3-1WM old

Describes and represents mathematical situations in a variety of ways using mathematical terminology and some conventions

MA3-2WM old

Selects and applies appropriate problem- solving strategies, including the use of digital technologies, in undertaking investigations

MA3-3WM old

Gives a valid reason for supporting one possible solution over another

MA3-6NA old

Selects and applies appropriate strategies for multiplication and division, and applies the order of operations to calculations involving more than one operation

MA3-8NA old

Analyses and creates geometric and number patterns, constructs and completes number sentences, and locates points on the Cartesian plane

MA3-5NA old

Selects and applies appropriate strategies for addition and subtraction with counting numbers of any size

MA3-RQF-02 new

Determines 1/2, 1/4, 1/5 and 1/10 of measures and quantities

MA3-RQF-01 new

Compares and orders fractions with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 10

MA3-MR-02 new

Constructs and completes number sentences involving multiplicative relations, applying the order of operations to calculations

MA3-MR-01 new

Selects and applies appropriate strategies to solve multiplication and division problems

MA3-AR-01 new

Selects and applies appropriate strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems

MA3-RN-03 new

Determines percentages of quantities, and finds equivalent fractions and decimals for benchmark percentage values

MA3-RN-02 new

Compares and orders decimals up to 3 decimal places

MA3-RN-01 new

Applies an understanding of place value and the role of zero to represent the properties of numbers