Grid games are games that are played on a rectangular matrix using rows and columns. Play is based on use of the game structure, the content of the grid game and the mathematical concept being addressed. Each rectangle in a the grid is called a cell. Game structures are Connect It, Capture It, Claim It and Clue It. Download a modified version of the book and Game Mats by clicking here.
Top 3 features of grid games
Adaptable to many conceptual areas and grade levels
Relatively easy to learn the structures
Quick setup and easily accessible materials
engagement, collaboration and discourse
"Such a simple, yet powerful idea!” - Ms. Desire, Middle School, NYC
“Easy to use and I can use one game mat in many different units.” - Ms. Lewis, Elementary School, NYC