Saturday, 1 March 2014

Learning about Place Value in Rm 12

This term Room 12 have been learning all about the place value of whole numbers. Why is learning place value important? Learning place value is important so that children understand that each digit in a whole number has a different value. It helps to support their understanding that all numbers are made up of the digits 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 and 9. Depending on where these digit are in a number decides the digits value within that number.  Here is a video that can help support your child's understand of the place value of numbers. 

Delilah and Aaliyah share their learning of how many hundreds, tens and ones make up a whole hundreds number. 

 Tristan and Katie working out the place value of a whole number using our magnetic place value pieces. 

 Ethan working out the place value of 1302. 

 Jordan and his group working out  how many tens are in all of the number... using our place value base 10 blocks. 

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