# PROCEDURE TEXT # 2: How to play My Magic Number

PROCEDURE TEXT # 2: How to play My Magic Number
What you need:
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three or more players
two chairs
pencil
paper
Setting Up:
Aim of the Game:
Place the two chairs next to
To be the first player to guess
each other.
the magic number.
Players 1 and 2 sit on the
chairs. Choose one other player
to be the Number Master.
How to play:
1. The Number Master writes a three digit number on the piece of paper. This is the magic number.
2. The Number Master tells Players 1 and 2 the range of the magic number. For example, if the magic number is 345, they say, “The magic number is between 300 and 400.”
3. Player 1 tries to guess the magic number. If it is incorrect, the Number Master tells both players if the magic number is higher or lower than the number guessed.
4. Player 2 tries to guess the magic number. If it is incorrect, the Number Master tells both players if the magic number is higher or lower than the number guessed.
5. Players 1 and 2 take turns until one of them correctly guesses the magic number.
1. The text says a game of My Magic Number needs at least
two players.
three players.
four players.
five players.
2. The winner is the player who
gets closest to the magic number.
sits on the chair first.
becomes the Number Master.
guesses the magic number first.
3. If a player guesses an incorrect number, what must the Number Master do?
tell them the magic number.
tell them they are out of the game.
tell them if the magic number is higher or lower.
give their chair to another player.
4. Which of the following changes would make the game last longer?
making the magic number four digits long.
having more than one magic number.
making the magic number two digits long.
having three chairs instead of two.
5. The winning player stays seated to play against a new opponent.
Where would this information belong in this text?
What you need
Setting up
Aim of the game
How to play
6. This game is best suited to players aged
over 18 years old.
13 – 18 years old.
7 – 12 years old.
under 7 years old.