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MERLOT II


    

Learning Exercise


Material: XP Math
Submitted by: J.B. Shaw on May 27, 2012
Date Last Modified: May 27, 2012
Title: XP Math -Arcade Games
Description: Each arcade game lists the Common Core Dtandards that it satisfies when played. Students select difficulty level for equations to solve (easy, normal, hard, or very hard). Score card keeps track of games played by individuals and lists their best time and score received for each game played.
Type of Task: Core Activity, Group, Individual, Student-centered
Time Required 10 to 20 minutes per game
Topics: Number Operations, Alegebra, Geometry, Measurement (Metric System), Data Analysis and Probability.
Course: Basic Math
Audience: Grade School, Middle School
Prerequisites Skills: Intoduction to Basic Math. Math Arcade Games reinforce skills learned in a basic math course, such as addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication.
Learning Objectives: Mastery of Basic Math skills and number operations. Each game is designed to reinforce learning objectives within the Common Core Standard for Elementary School Mathematics in Basic Math and pre-Algebra.
Text of Learning Exercise: Each Arcade Game is designed to list a brief description of the State Common Core Text in what (section, article, number) requirements it satifies).Each State Board of Education lists these requirements. For State comparisons goto:
Additional Information URL: http://ed.gov
Assessment: Each game has four levels of difficulty in problems solved. A student can start with easy equations to solve and build towards solving harder equations. Score Card feature records time and scores received and what areas are mastered.
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