Monster School Bus Game Assessment Ideas

Use the following game assessment ideas to encourage students to think critically about what they’ve learned during Monster School Bus game play:
  • What do you like about this game?
  • What are you trying to do in each level?
  • What does it mean to have a full load?
  • What are some strategies you are using to get each full load?
  • Are there any things you should try not to do when you are looking for a full load?
  • What strategies are you using to get 3 stars on a level?
  • How do the later levels in Monster School Bus get more challenging?
  • What are some strategies you have used to get 3 stars?
  • If you were designing harder levels, what would you recommend?

You can also use the questions below to assess students’ understanding of the math concepts in the game:

  • Can you give some examples of number pairs that add up to 10, including decimals?
  • Can you give some examples of number pairs that add up to 1?
  • Can you give some examples of number pairs that add up to 100?
  • How are all of these related?
  • If I give you one of the numbers, what are some of the strategies you use to find the second number to get a “Full Load”?
  • Can you give me three numbers that equal 10? 1? 100?
  • What are some strategies for finding a set of three numbers that add up to 10, 1, and 100?

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