Hitting the Target Number

This Hitting the Target Number activity & project also includes:

Make combinations to reach the target. Learners play a game to add and subtract numbers between 0 and 10 to reach a target number between 10 through 20. Teachers use the game to help pupils learn efficient ways to add and subtract within 20.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Challenge the pairs to come up with different combinations that make the same target
  • Require each combination to include subtraction
Classroom Considerations

  • Individuals should be comfortable with basic addition facts to 20
Pros

  • Provides an example of a solution
  • Includes a description of how pupils think about number
Cons

  • Missing the attached number cards
Common Core