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Wither Battle Regrouping

8-10 yrs old

Math & Economics

Students take part in a gameshow mini game. Inside they will regroup numbers in Minecraft and work together to fight the Wither Boss.

avatar Submitted By: Minecraft Education

March 6, 2019

Skills

  • Creativity
  • Critical Thinking

External References

Minecraft World File

Download the world and open with Minecraft: Education Edition.

Minecraft World File - Single Player

Download the world and open with Minecraft: Education Edition.

Engage NY Link

Associated Engage NY module and lesson.

Learning Objectives

  • CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.NBT.A.1 Recognize that in a multi-digit whole number, a digit in one place represents ten times what it represents in the place to its right.

Guiding Ideas

Why is Base 10 Called Base 10?

Is there such a number as “sixty twelve”?

What happens when any place value reaches 10?

How is this related to expanded form?

Student Activities

Single Player World

Students will enter the Single Player world and ….

1) watch the instructional video

2) look at the problem and write it in expanded form using the book and quill

3) regroup the number into its correct Base 10 form

4) export a file with the structure block

5) BONUS: Make a video of you regrouping a number

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.

Push the button hidden behind the stairs to summon the wither. The students will enter the world armed with a camera and a portfolio. Their first goal is to take good pictures of all the numbers and create a study book. Once you die you will return to the Game Show Stage (126 6 102) and have a safe place to look at your pictures and read the numbers before they go back into the game. Answer the questions the NPC’s ask about the numbers to get gear to fight the Wither Boss.

Performance Expectations

Depth of Knowledge:

 

DOK3 The student was able to do all of the following

1) Make a video of them explaining how to regroup numbers in Minecraft

2) Correctly regrouped and documented all three problems in the practice world

3) Have an NBT1 score 3 or higher in the wither battle

 

DOK2 The students was able able to do 2 of the following

1) Make a video of them explaining how to regroup numbers in Minecraft

2) Correctly regrouped and documented two problems in the practice world

3) Have an NBT1 score 1 or higher in the wither battle

 

DOK 1 The student was able to do 1 of the following

1) Correctly regrouped and documented one problems in the practice world

2) Have a positive NBT1 score in the wither battle

 

Skills

  • Creativity
  • Critical Thinking

External References

Minecraft World File

Download the world and open with Minecraft: Education Edition.

Minecraft World File - Single Player

Download the world and open with Minecraft: Education Edition.

Engage NY Link

Associated Engage NY module and lesson.