1001 and You're Out
"1001 and You're Out" is a printandplay game specifically designed for year 3 and year 4 students to practice adding to 1000 and understanding the place value of threedigit numbers. The game combines the excitement of rolling a dice with the educational goal of mastering numbers, making it an engaging and instructive classroom activity.
How to Play

Materials Needed: Each player will need a dice and a copy of the game sheet, which includes the number column and

the total column.

Gameplay:

TurnTaking: Players take turns rolling a dice. After each roll, they must decide whether to use the dice number as 'ones', 'tens' or 'hundreds'.

Recording Choices: If the player rolls a 5, they can choose to record it as either 5 ones (5) or 5 tens (50) or 5 hundreds (500). This decision should be recorded in the corresponding column on the game sheet.

Filling the Columns: The number chosen (as ones, tens or hundreds) is written in the number column. Players must add their new number to the total and write the updated total in the total column.

Continuing the Game: The game proceeds with each player taking turns to roll the dice, select ones, tens or hundreds, and update their total.

Objective: Players continue this process for six rolls each. The goal is to get as close to 1000 as possible without going over.


Winning the Game: The winner is the player with the sum that is closest to 1000 without exceeding it.
Educational Benefits

Reinforcing Place Value: This game offers a practical way for students to grasp the concept of place value by making strategic decisions about how to use their dice rolls.

Addition Practice: As students add their dice rolls, they practice addition in a fun and competitive setting.

Strategic Thinking: Players must think strategically about how to approach each roll to avoid going over 1000.
Download the "1001 and You're Out" Game
Teachers can easily integrate this game into their lesson plans as a fun break from traditional math exercises or a rewarding activity after completing regular coursework. Click the button below to download your free "1001 and You're Out" game sheet from Smart Boarding School, and let the fun learning begin!