Understanding place value and the meaning of a number is an important mathematical concept for students to master. Unfortunately, students who struggle to master this concept will also struggle with multi-digit numbers, multiplication and division. Therefore, it is vital that students are given hands-on, authentic and engaging activities to help make this key concept more concrete. With 32 Math Centers and 95 NO PREP Practice pages, there are plenty of opportunities to learn and master Place Value!

**In this Place Value Unit, students will learn the following grade level standards: **

*Two digits or a two-digit number represent amounts of tens and ones.

*10 can be thought of as a bundle of ten ones called a ten

*The numbers from 11-19 are composed of a ten and one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine ones

*The numbers 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90 refer to one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine tens (and 0 ones)

*How to compare two two-digit numbers based on meaning of the tens and ones digits, recording the results of comparisons with the symbols <,> or =

*Add within 100, including adding a two-digit number and a one-digit number, and adding a two-digit number and a multiple of 10, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction: relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used . Understand that in adding two-digit numbers, one adds tens and tens, ones and ones; and sometimes it is necessary to compose a ten.

*Given a two-digit number, mentally find 10 more or 10 less than the number, without having to count; explain the reasoning used.

*Subtract multiples of 10 in the range of 10-90 from multiples of 10 in the range 10-90 (positive or zero differences), using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.

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## LET’S LOOK AT THE MATH CENTERS FOR UNIT 4 IN ACTION…

## CENTER NUMBER 1: PLACE VALUE TRUE OR FALSE

Count the base ten blocks on a card. Decide if the equation is true or false and sort.

## CENTER NUMBER 2: SPIN THE PLACE VALUE

Spin both spinners. Draw the tens and ones and write the value on the recording sheet.

## CENTER NUMBER 3: PLACE VALUE MATCH

Count the base ten blocks. Match it with the numeral. Record the tens and ones on the recording sheet.

## CENTER NUMBER 4: PLACE VALUE SPIN A NUMBER

Spin both spinners. Add the base ten blocks. Draw the tens and ones and record the number on the recording sheet.

## CENTER NUMBER 5: BUILD A NUMBER

Two players take turns. Each player has a different color. Choose a number on the board. Then build the number using base ten blocks. If the player builds the number correctly, he/she can cover the number with his/her color.

## CENTER NUMBER 6: PLACE VALUE SPIN AND COLOR

Spin the spinner. Color the tens and ones to match the number.

## CENTER NUMBER 7: PLACE VALUE DONUTS

Match the donuts to the donut boxes. Record the value in the correct box.

## CENTER NUMBER 8: MAKE A MATCH

Find a number that matches the value on the board. Write the numbers on your recording sheet.

## CENTER NUMBER 9: PLACE VALUE BUCKETS

Match the top and bottom of each bucket. Record the total value on the recording sheet.

## CENTER NUMBER 10: PLACE VALUE MORE AND LESS

Fill in one more, one less, ten more and ten less. Use a hundreds chart if you need help.

## CENTER NUMBER 11: POPCORN ADDITION

Add the 1-digit number to the 2-digit number. Find the matching popcorn and record your answer.

## CENTER NUMBER 12: NUMBER PUZZLES

Match the base ten blocks, base ten break-down, and number to build the puzzle.

## CENTER NUMBER 13: SPIN THE PLACE VALUE

Two players take turns spinning both spinners. Build the numbers with base ten blocks. The player with the higher number colors a happy face.

## CENTER NUMBER 14: DOMINO PLACE VALUE

Pick two dominos. Flip them to make the largest number possible. Draw the dominos and write their values on the lines. Compare the values using >, < or =.

## CENTER NUMBER 15: FLIP AND COVER

Flip a card. Cover the number on the board that matches the base ten blocks. (NUMBERS 10-39)

## CENTER NUMBER 16: FLIP AND COVER

Flip a card. Cover the number on the board that matches the base ten blocks. (NUMBERS 40-69)

## CENTER NUMBER 17: FLIP AND COVER

Flip a card. Cover the number on the board that matches the base ten blocks. (NUMBERS 70-99)

## CENTER NUMBER 18: COUNT, COMPARE AND CLIP

Count each group of base ten blocks. Clip a clothespin to show if the groups are greater than, less than or equal to.

## CENTER NUMBER 19: PLACE VALUE SORT

Sort the cards onto the correct number mat.

## CENTER NUMBER 20: PLACE VALUE COVER UP

Flip a card. Cover the number on the board that matches the tens and ones.

## CENTER NUMBER 21: PLACE VALUE COLOR IT

Count the base ten blocks. Match it with the numeral. Record the tens and ones on the recording sheet.

## CENTER NUMBER 22: TEN LESS AND TEN MORE

Count the group of tens and ones. Write the numbers that are ten less and ten more. Record the numbers on the recording sheet.

## CENTER NUMBER 23: PLACE VALUE BUILD AND RECORD (ADDITION WITHOUT REGROUPING)

Build the addition problem using base ten cubes. Solve the addition problem and record the answer on the recording sheet.

## CENTER NUMBER 24: PLACE VALUE BUILD AND RECORD (WITH REGROUPING)

Build the addition problem using base ten cubes. Solve the addition problem and record the answer on the recording sheet.

## CENTER NUMBER 25: PLACE VALUE BUILD AND RECORD (SUBTRACTION WITHOUT REGROUPING)

Build the subtraction problem using base ten cubes. Solve the subtraction problem and record the answer on the recording sheet.

## CENTER NUMBER 26: SPIN AND COVER

Spin both spinners. Add the tens and ones and cover a number to match.

## CENTER NUMBER 27: FINDING SETS OF 10

Circle sets of ten. Write the number of tens and ones.

## CENTER NUMBER 28: PLACE VALUE CARD GAME

Two players take turns flipping two cards from the deck. The person with the largest number wins that round. Record your answers on the recording sheet and circle the winning number for each round.

## CENTER NUMBER 29: PLACE VALUE- FLIP AND COMPARE

Two players flip a card at the same time. The person with the largest number wins that round. The person to cover all of their hamburgers first wins the game!

## CENTER NUMBER 30: SPIN AND BUILD ADDING MULTIPLES OF 10

Two players take turns spinning both spinners. Build the numbers with base ten blocks. The player with the higher number colors a happy face.

## CENTER NUMBER 31: PLACE VALUE BUILD AND RECORD (ADDITION WITH MULTIPLES OF 10)

Build the addition problem using base ten cubes. Solve the addition problem and record the answer on the recording sheet.

## CENTER NUMBER 32: ADD AND CLIP

Add the ten frames, popsicle sticks, tally marks or numbers on the card. Clip a clothespin to the number that matches.

## THERE ARE 95 NO PREP PRACTICE PAGES INCLUDED IN UNIT 4

For each page, there is a grade level standard attached so you know **EXACTLY** what you are covering! You can feel confident that **ALL** the standards for First Grade are being covered!

## HOW DO I ORGANIZE THE UNITS?

I chose to store the math centers in Sterilite bins, because they don’t take up too much space. It is a tight fit, but I find that they work nicely for me. However, if you choose, you could store the centers in a larger container as well. Within the bin, each math center is stored in a gallon sized ziplock baggie.

## LET’S TAKE A LOOK AT SOME OF THE NO PREP PAGES “IN ACTION”…

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Kristin Fitzgerald says

I just bought this and saw you posted this giveaway! I love them all, but would use #6 first!

Casie says

I would love to try the place value bundle! Looks fun and easy for kids to learn grouping and addition this way! Love y’alls stuff

Lauren says

I love centers #7 & #32! Who am I kidding? I love them all!

Colette says

I love Unit 4!

Elissa says

Love them all!

Renee Baker says

Love this packet. Where did you get the spinners?

amoffatt says

Hi Renee!

These spinners are so fun and they work well for laminated centers! I got them on Amazon. Click Here to see them. 🙂

Kindly,

Annie

Antoniette says

This is AMAZING!

What a great way for my 2nd graders to reinforce and solidify 1st grade place value concepts before moving on to the 2nd skills.

It would be great to have a similar set geared for 2nd grade concepts. Do you have any plans of creating one?

amoffatt says

Hi Antoniette!

YES! I will be starting on 2nd Grade next! Keep an eye out, because I will be releasing the 2nd Grade Growing Bundle very soon, so you can buy in at a lower price. 🙂

Kindly,

Annie