King of Math Junior

Do your students have what it takes to be the king of math? Find out with this fun skills practice game that covers a wide range of topics from counting and basic operations to measurement and fractions.

K - 6th Math 170 Views 57 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
App Overview

Starting the game as a simple farmer, young scholars use their math skills to climb the ranks in hopes of becoming the king of math. Organized into a sequence of 10 books, the subjects of which are listed below, children are free to work through the books in any order according to their own needs and abilities. 

  1. Counting
  2. Addition
  3. Subtraction
  4. Multiplication
  5. Division
  6. Geometry
  7. Comparing
  8. Puzzles
  9. Measuring
  10. Fractions

Within each book are 9 chapters that each focus on a specific skill relating to the broader topic. A variety of multiple choice questions are included that use visual models like pictures of objects, dice, and fingers to support kids with developing their math skills. Points are awarded for correct answers and deducted for incorrect answers, as students try to take their place on the throne!

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Rating Details

  • Adherence to task
  • Worth the money
  • Fun factor
  • Scaffolding of learning

    Questions start easy and get progressively harder, but no help is offered for answering them.

  • User safety
  • Control and feedback
  • How techie do I need to be?
    Novice
Instructional Ideas

  1. Include as part of math rotations in elementary classrooms, assigning specific chapters corresponding to the regular curriculum
  2. Offer as an option for early finishers during math lessons
  3. Provide this resource to students needing extra help developing fluency with basic math skills
Classroom Considerations

  • If you are setting up individual player profiles for each student, be sure that they know to use only their account, and not to use or delete those of other children
Pros

  • Application is available in 19 different languages
  • Children can choose to play the game as a male or female character
  • Game allows for students to replay levels to try and achieve a higher score
  • Allows for multiple user accounts on a single tablet or mobile device
Cons

  • Does not offer hints or assistance with completing activities