Place Value

Explore the meaning of place value by writing numbers in expanded form. The video instructor explains place value on both sides of the decimal. She then shows an example of expanded form to the thousands place.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Show the video and ask classes to record different place value definitions and an example of expanded form
  • Provide problems for independent practice modeled from the examples in the video
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects learners to have a general understanding of the place value 
Pros

  • Gives a thorough explanation of place value before showing an example of expanded form
Cons

  • Discusses decimal place value but does not provide an example of expanded form with decimals
Common Core