8-10 yrs old
Math & Economics
Inside Minecraft Math Gladiators students will watch videos that will help them find strategies for regrouping.
March 6, 2019
Minecraft World File
Download the world and open with Minecraft: Education Edition.
Minecraft World File - Single Player
Common Core Standard Link
Engage NY Link
Associated Engage NY module and lesson.
1) How can we use Minecraft blocks to create an addition problem?
2) What happens if there are more than 10 blocks in any column?
3) How can I show “carrying” number is Minecraft?
4) What strategies can you use to make regrouping numbers easy?
Single Player World
Students will enter the Single Player world and ….
1) watch the instructional video
2) look at the problem and write the addition problem the book and quill
3) regroup and solve the problem and document it in the book and quill
4) export a file with the structure block
5) BONUS: Make a video of you adding a number with regrouping.
Minecraft Math Gladiator World
The Level Hub is located at 2 6 208 to get there type /tp @a 2 6 208
Once students finish their Single Player world they will enter the MMG world and go to the stage at x190 y7 z233. Mark Bigglesworth Game Show Host will teleport students into the death run where they will see an addition problem.
Have the students take a picture and solve the problem on paper and enter the death run.
To escape the death run the player must click on the correct base 10 number that solves the problem.
Students who finish early will have a choice of 2 bonus activities.
1) Co-Teaching: If a student has master the idea on how to read and build a math model pair them up with a student who is still struggling and have them build and practice the math models in their own world.
2) Make a Video: Build and explain the your own math model to Mark Bigglesworth
Depth of Knowledge
4) Based on explanations from the students notebooks, pictures, and videos, the student was able to do all of the following.
1) Make a video or successfully teach another student how to read and round numbers in base 10
2) Correctly document more than 4 photos.
3) Read, write, and explain base 10 numbers rounding strategies up to 100,000.
4) A NBT3 score that is 3 or higher
3) Based on explanations from the students notebooks, pictures, and videos, the student was able to do all of the following.
1) Correctly document more than 2 photos.
2) Read, write, and explain base 10 numbers rounding strategies up to 100,000.
3) A NBT3 score of 2
2) Based on explanations from the students notebooks, pictures, and videos, the student was able to do all of the following.
2) Read, write, and compare base 10 numbers using the > = < symbols.
3) A positive score on NBT2
1) Based on explanations from the students notebooks, pictures, and videos, the student was able to correctly document 1 photo.
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