Tag Archives: place value

Idea 268: Place Value Matching Activity and Quiz Sheet

DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCES HERE This is a place value quiz that I used to show children had met the 2017 Interim Teaching Assessment Framework Year 2 Working Towards standard: • The pupil can demonstrate an understanding of place value, though … Continue reading

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Idea 253: Place Value ‘Elimination Problem-Solving’ Differentiated FREE Resource

This makes a good problem-solving lesson when you have been covering place value. Each sheet contains a grid of numbers. Your ‘secret agent’ pupils must use the clues provided to help them to eliminate numbers until only one number is … Continue reading

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Idea 216: ‘Number Elimination’. Problem Solving Lesson With Place Value, Activity for All Primary Ages

Sometimes (rarely!) I get a bit of a creative spark for a lesson which actually works out, and that’s exactly what happened here! I made grids of numbers for my children along with a list of instructions for how to … Continue reading

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Ideas 214 and 215: Simple Ideas for Teaching Place Value / Ordering Numbers

This is a good quick activity. Everyone in the class gets to write down a three-digit number (use larger or smaller number of digits as needed depending on the age you teach), perhaps on their mini-whiteboard or a scrap of … Continue reading

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Ideas 190 and 191: Using Maths Place Value Counters

Lots of schools will have a bag of counters for showing place value in numbers, like the ones above. A nice little independent activity for the children is to divide up a big piece of paper into quarters and write … Continue reading

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Idea 107: Place Value In Math Game

TRASH CAN GAME This is a math game to help practise ‘place value’ (thousands, hundreds, tens and ones).  The objective of the game is for each team to make the biggest number they can. I divided the class up into … Continue reading

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