Grades: 3 – 5 Curriculum Connections: Math and Science
The Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior world of Minecraftia holds unlimited opportunities for students to practice and apply math skills. From multiplication and division with crafting to perimeter, area, and volume with building, students can create their own math challenges and invite other students to solve them. Includes worksheets, answer keys, and real-world science lesson tie-ins.
Grades: 2 – 5 Curriculum Connections: English Language Arts — Writing and Comprehension
Make learning fun with this easy-to-use Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior teaching guide! With lessons on genre, character, descriptive imagery, as well as creative writing prompts, help Minecraft fans build a love of reading! Inspired by the hit series Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior, the unofficial Minecraft novels that have captured the imaginations of middle-grade readers everywhere. After you read, have students tell their own stories with a Narrative Writing Card Game and story map!
Make learning fun with this easy-to-use Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior teaching guide! With lessons on art, architecture, and engineering, Minecraft fans will bring their creativity to life, and learn a lot along the way.
These student pages provide different challenges in drawing and rendering. “Create a Minecraft Self-Portrait,” page 3, gives students tips on using the squares-only style of Minecraft to create a self-portrait. “Drawing for Engineering,” page 4, gives students examples from the Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior books of a diagram, a floor plan, and a rendering, and provides grid paper for them to try their hand.