# Place Value: Math Center and Guided Math Activities

Place Value is the linchpin of number sense. Students need to understand how our system works. Spend more time on the **concrete – use those base ten blocks for five days longer than the book says:}. Also,** remember to do the **pictorial **

and then when you get to the **abstract **it will all make sense!

Here are some resources:

1. Here are some place value cards

Numbers and

2. I would use these in several ways:

A. Pick a card and write the name.

B. Pick a card and build that number with base ten blocks.

C. Pick a card and draw that number with base ten blocks.

D. Pick a card and show it with paper base ten blocks.

E. Go fish

F. Concentration

3. A great resource packet (although the money stuff is Canadian).

(Be sure to see other place value posts in this blog!)

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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