Pirates - Multiplication Math Game

Content Skill: Multiplication          Common Core State Standards: CCSS.Math.Content.3.OA.C.7 - Fluently multiply within 100, using strategies such as the relationship between multiplication and division or properties of operations.  By the end of Grade 3, know from memory all products of two one-digit numbers.

Description

Pirates II is a fantastic high seas multiplication platform game. Just like Sketch's World, this free online game will have you running through many different levels and jumping over all sorts of different pirate items. We've received many good reviews on this game, and we're very excited to see kids having fun while learning their multiplication tables. Be sure to look in our addition and subtraction sections of the website to find addition and subtraction versions of this game.

So grab your sword and lets set sail for learning.

Instructions

After the game finishes loading click the "Play" button to get started.
This screen allows you to choose your character. Choose either a boy pirate, or girl pirate. After you click on the image, you will go to the next screen.
This screen allows you to choose one or more fact families you'd like to focus on during this game. Choose all the multiplication fact families you'd like to focus on by clicking the appropriate barrels, and then when you're ready, click the "DONE" button.
The screen will tell you that you'll need to use the arrow keys on the keyboard to help maneuver your pirate through the levels.  You'll want to jump over various pirate ship items. watch out for mudballs and crabs. Collect all of the glowing items and hang the pirate flag to finish the level. Click the "Start" button to continue.
The game has now started. You'll notice there are pirate items floating in the air with a white glow about them. When your pirate runs into a one of these items, you will be shown a multiplication equation to solve. Use the space bar to jump over items.
Use the number keys on your keyboard to enter the right answer for the multiplication equation. Then hit the enter key to submit your answer.
After you have correctly answered the multiplication equations, there is a screen that tells you there are no more supplies on this level. Time to raise the flag. Click the OK button to continue.
You will then go to the next level. Each level is similar in that you jump from platform to platform answering multiplication equations.
If you run into into a mudball or a crab, you will lose a life. Try not to lose all of your lives, you'll need to start the game over.
This screen tells you that you have finished all the levels and your pirate booty is safe and sound. Click the play again button to start the game again.