Addends Tic Tac Toe Game - Math Coach's Corner

Addends Tic Tac Toe Game

Written by Donna Boucher

Donna has been a teacher, math instructional coach, interventionist, and curriculum coordinator. A frequent speaker at state and national conferences, she shares her love for math with a worldwide audience through her website, Math Coach’s Corner. Donna is also the co-author of Guided Math Workshop.

About a week ago, I blogged about a tic tac toe game for multiples. Naturally, within literally minutes of the blog post, people were asking for an addition version! So I’m pleased to present the addend version.

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A couple of things to note. First, the small numbers within the tic tac toe board are not in order like they are on the multiples version. If they were, the kids wouldn’t really need to think about the addition much, because each number would just be one more than the one before it. Make sense? Second, this game really works best with a ten-sided die, because it has all the digits from 0-9. Have the students play with the 0 being a 10 and you have all the addends from 1-10.

Click here to grab your freebie! 🙂

5 Comments

  1. TheElementary MathManiac

    Simple and easy to prep and use. My favorite kind of game!

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    • Donna Boucher

      Exactly!!

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  2. allie

    thank you so much for sharing so many fabulous resources with ALL of us! Your work, writing, advice, and tips are always great!

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    • Donna Boucher

      My pleasure, Allie! 🙂

      Reply
  3. Janet

    Thank you for making both versions available to us. I love how the kids can select the box they want to solve for. That means that every student has an entry point.

    Reply

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