Alabama / Gamer Math 5th Grade Standards Alignment
Course Description
Gamer Math™ uses today’s most popular video games as a vehicle for teaching standardsbased math instruction.
Course Overview
Unit 
Description 
GMA1: Integers with FIFA  Integers, number lines, absolute values in soccer.  GMA2: Ratios with Rocket League  Ratios, unit rates, and percentages within rocketpowered car soccer.  GMA3: The Number System with Mario Kart  Numbers, integers, and coordinate planes while karting.  GMA4: Percentages with Super Smash Bros  Percent, fractions, and decimals in the ultimate clash.  GMA5: Statistics and Probability with NBA2k  Average, range, and median statistics in basketball.  GMA6: Geometry with Minecraft  Shapes and area within voxel environments. 
Alabama Math Standards Crosswalk
Chapter 
Lesson Focus 
Standards Alignment 
GMA1.2: Opposite Integers  Finding opposite integers on a number line.  20 Graph points in the first quadrant of the coordinate plane, and interpret coordinate values of points to represent realworld and mathematical problems.  GMA3.1: Decimal Number Lines  Decimal numbers on a line.  5 Use place value understanding to round decimals to thousandths. 4.b Compare two decimals to thousandths based on the meaning of the digits in each place, using >, =, and, < to record the results of comparisons.  GMA3.2: Integer Number Lines  Positive and negative numbers on a line.  8 Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationships between addition/subtraction and multiplication/division; relate the strategy to a written method, and explain the reasoning used. 8.b Solve problems in a realworld context with decimals to hundredths.  GMA3.3: Comparing Integers  Comparing integers in Mario Kart  5 Use place value understanding to round decimals to thousandths.  GMA3.5: Understanding Absolute Value  Absolute value and how it applies to Karting.  5 Use place value understanding to round decimals to thousandths. 4.b Compare two decimals to thousandths based on the meaning of the digits in each place, using >, =, and, < to record the results of comparisons. 8 Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationships between addition/subtraction and multiplication/division; relate the strategy to a written method, and explain the reasoning used. 8.b Solve problems in a realworld context with decimals to hundredths.  GMA6.1: Intro to Area  Using Minecraft to calculate area using blocks as unit rates.  22 Classify quadrilaterals in a hierarchy based on properties.  GMA6.5: Surface Area  Utilize previous skills and how they pertain to effective and ineffective construction in Minecraft.  21 Classify triangles according to side length (isosceles, equilateral, scalene) and angle measure (acute, obtuse, right, equiangular). 
