Practicing multiplication of integers, variables, and binomials becomes a game in this highly motivational activity. As students use strategy to find four products in a row, they will solve and resolve numerous problems.
Chess-like strategy characterizes this highly engaging game that helps students practice multiplication. Activity masters include game boards for integers, algebra, and a bonus Blank Game board for you to make up your own game.
When Brad Fulton and I conduct many introductory teacher workshops, this is the activity we finish with and teachers love it – they get just as competitive as our students do.
The six-page activity Four In a Row is in pdf format so it will print well at your site and you can make Overhead Transparency masters of the 3 game boards.