This week in math we have been working with place value from 100 – 120. I don’t know about y’all, but once numbers go past 100…place value gets a little tougher for the younger students. I wanted my students to have as much expose and practice to numbers as possible so that these numbers would not be so tough for them. Let’s face it, worksheet practice just isn’t going to be enough for our students – they need activities that are going to get them up, moving, engaged and excited about numbers!
Here’s an activity that we did today to practice place value with numbers greater than 100.
I put my students in table groups (4 to a table) and wrote a different number on each table.
I gave each table 6 sticky notes. Each table had a different color of sticky notes. (I made each tables sticky notes a different color so that I could easily see which tables had which number and which tables got it….and which tables needed additional practice).
I put hung different place value posters around the room.
Students had to work together as a table group to write the answer to the poster using their table’s number. After they had their answer, they stuck their sticky note to the correct poster.
…and before I go, here’s our predictions on whether or not Mr. Groundhog would see his shadow. My students were so bummed when they discovered that we have 6 more weeks of winter! BUMMER! This teacher is reading for Spring and flip flops!
A few years ago I used this Friend-Diagram activity with my students to teach compare and contrast! I always love how they turn out! It’s FREE on the blog and I re-shared it in my Weekly Recap on the blog, too! Hope you can use it! Link below! smittenwithfirstblog.com/weekly-recap-3/... See MoreSee Less
Groundhog’s Day is SATURDAY annnd I’m working on a blog post for you all with some fun ideas and FREEBIES! Subscribe to my blog and it will be delivered straight to your inbox! Leave me a 🌞 or ❄️ on whether or not you think he will see his shadow?! // this STEM activity is available in my February STEM and it’s still on sale 😬 // link below: www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/February-STEM-Activities-4340495... See MoreSee Less