Formative Assessment Task: Number and Operations in Base Ten

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Engage your class in developing their understanding of place value with this simple hands-on activity. Presented with a multi-digit number, young mathematicians use the provided digit cards to create numbers in response to a series of rounding questions.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Create a worksheet with problems similar to the examples included in this resource and offer the activity as a learning center during math rotations
  • During independent work time, perform this activity with individual students as a formative assessment during a lesson series on place value
Classroom Considerations

  • To cut down on prep time, provide learners with the included template and have them create their own set of digit cards
Pros

  • Includes ideas for extending learning about rounding numbers
  • Activity can easily be adapted to Common Core standards across a range of elementary grade levels
  • The included digit cards can be used throughout the year during a variety of different math lessons
  • A list of considerations are provided for performing this activity
Cons

  • None
Common Core