Fifth graders use place value clues to find a given number. In this place value lesson, 5th graders work with the MathKeys program using place value clues and base-ten blocks to build a number and determine its value.
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Building a Skyscraper
The construction of skyscrapers is no simple undertaking, involving the careful coordination and planning of many different people. The third lesson in this series explores this detailed process by first teaching children about the main...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Introductions: Team Building
Whether its in the classroom, on the basketball court, or in the office, being able to work as part of team is essential for people of all ages and in all walks of life. Help build this important skill in your students with this...
2nd - 8th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building
How tall is the Empire State Building? Lead your class through a collaborative estimation activity to determine the number of quarters it would take to reach the top and teach the following concepts: human capital, human resources,...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Integers: Addition and Subtraction
Young mathematicians construct their own understanding of integers with an inquiry-based math lesson. Using colored chips to represent positive and negative numbers, children model a series of addition and subtraction problems as they...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
What is Place Value for Whole Numbers?
Whole numbers are the natural numbers including zero. The instructor illustrates and explains place value. She draws a place value chart and then defines each term and what the numbers mean. She writes a number in standard form and then...
9 mins 4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable