A pack of cards – with Q, K, and 10 removed, but keep J.
Tell learners that J = 0
How to play
More or less: On a whiteboard make three columns.
Label the middle column “number” the one on the right one more than and the one on the left one less than.
From a pack of cards, take out only the cards 1 – 5.
Shuffle and deal them out to the learners (3 or 4 cards per learner). You write a number (2; 3; or 4) in the center – let’s say your write 3 – and then you ask the learner on your left “Do you have one more than 3 or one less than 3 in your hand”.
If the learner does then they must put it in the right part of the whiteboard and say, for example, “Yes, 4 is one more than 3”.You then go to the next learner and ask “Do you have one less than 3 in your hand”.
If they don’t you go to the next learner. Once the board is complete put a new number in the center and continue going around the learners.
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