Place Value Hop P3 (Decimals)

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    1. The Place Value Walk

      Stand on the mat on the thousandths column. Say, “thousandths.” Step to the hundredths, say, “hundredths.” Then to the tenths, say, “tenths,” and to the ones, say, “ones.” Continue to...READ MORE

      Grade 4, Grade 5

    2. The Place Value Walk – Backwards

      Stand on the mat on the thousands column. Say, “thousands.” Step to the hundreds, say, “hundreds.” Then to the tens, say, “tens,” and to the ones, say, “ones.” Continue to...READ MORE

      Grade 4, Grade 5

    3. Hopping Place Values

      Have students create a number by placing the numeral cards in the boxes at the top of the floor mat. Example: Create the number 2,345.678. Start at the thousandths column....READ MORE

      Grade 4, Grade 5

    4. Building Place Values

      Once your students are gaining a better understanding of the place values with the activity above, you can have them add on and build the number with blocks or popsicle...READ MORE

      Grade 4, Grade 5

    5. Jump out the Number

      Create a number on the mat, going up to the place value you are working on in class. Have students jump out the number. Example: 1,315.608 Jump on the 1....READ MORE

      Grade 4, Grade 5

    6. Build and Jump Combo

      Combine the Building Place Values and Jump out the Number activities. Have students create a number with the number cards. Then, have them build the number using place value blocks...READ MORE

      Grade 4, Grade 5

    7. Find the Place

      Have a student create a number on the mat. Instruct the student to pick up the card in the tenths place, in the tens place, etc. Continue until they have...READ MORE

      Grade 4, Grade 5

    8. Bean Bag Decides

      Have a student create a number and jump it out on the mat. Then, have them toss a bean bag on one of the number cards on the mat. Have...READ MORE

      Grade 4, Grade 5

    9. Adding Hundredths

      Hand a student a hundredths block. Have the student figure out where to put the hundredths block on the mat. Have the student figure out how the numerals at the...READ MORE

      Grade 4

    10. Adding Tenths

      Hand a student a tenths block. Have the student figure out where to put the tenths block on the mat. Have the student figure out how the numerals at the...READ MORE

      Grade 4

    11. One Change Leads to Another

      Write + 1000, +100, +10, +1, -1000, -100, -10, -1, +.01, -.001, etc, on notecards. Mix up the cards and add to a large hat or box (or in a...READ MORE

      Grade 4, Grade 5

    12. Adding or Subtracting Numbers

      Create notecards, writing + and - with numbers up to the amount of digits you want them to add or subtract (+.125, -.56, etc.). Mix up the cards and place...READ MORE

      Grade 4, Grade 5

    13. Expanded Form

      Have a student create a number and jump it out on the mat. After reading the number, have them write each numeral’s value on an index card and place it...READ MORE

      Grade 4, Grade 5

    14. Rounding

      Have a student create a number on the mat. Then, have them round the numbers to all of the different place values. Use 0 cards for any place after the...READ MORE

      Grade 4, Grade 5

    15. Multiplying

      Have a student create a number on the mat. Then, have them multiply it by 100, 10, .10 or .01. Which way do the digits shift? Have them move the...READ MORE

      Grade 5

    16. Comparing Numbers

      Make a number on the mat with numerals, e.g. 230.46 and make a number similar to it above it in line with place value, such as 230.046. Ask the students...READ MORE

      Grade 5