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Place Value the "Dice" Way

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Reinforcing place value in both standard notation and written form is engaging when dice are used to play a math game. Small groups receive a bag with six dice to begin the process of making and recording numbers. At first, all of the dice are rolled and large numbers with the hundred thousands place are created. With each successive turn, a die is removed to generate a smaller number with fewer places until a one-digit number is produced. This activity can easily be modified with either a smaller or a larger number of dice in the bag to accommodate grade level standards.

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3rd - 5th
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