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  • Place Value up to Thousands
    • Subject: Math
    • Driving Question: How do we identify place values up to the thousands?
    • Pedagogical Method: Game-Based Learning
    • Grade Level: 3
    • Duration: 2 sessions/ up to  80 minutes total
    • Delivery Method: Messenger Applications
  • ● Materials: laptops/tablets/Mobile phones

    Also find attached the necessary resources in the Files section
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    Powerpoint Test 1 Test 1 Link 1 Link 2 Link 3 Link 4 Link 5 Link 6 Video 1 Video 2
    • Identify the place value of each digit in a 4-digit number
    •  Express the value of each digit of a given number
    •  Explain why each digit has a different value
    •  Represent a 4-digit number in standard, expanded and word forms

    Keywords: place value, digit, value, ones, tens, hundreds, thousands, number, blocks, standard form, expanded form, word form, base ten

    • The students should know the place value up to hundreds
    • Warming Up (10 minutes)

    Start the lesson with this activity (Link 2) that will trigger previous knowledge about place value. Have students screenshot their score and send it to you.

    • Learning Activity (25 minutes)

    Send a video (Video 1) about place value that explains the term digit and how to read/construct a 4-digit number. Have students will watch the place value explanation video and write down any question or misunderstanding and send them to you through any platform your school is using (eg. WhatsApp/Google Classroom/Teams...). Then, send PowerPoint 1  to explain place value. Also, you can send a song (Video 2) about place value so the students can understand the concept in a fun and enjoyable way.

    • Wrap Up (15 minutes)

    To check for understanding, one student can type a 4-digit number and ask his/her classmates to represent it in expanded and word forms on their copybooks. After waiting for 2 minutes, the student will share the answer key and the students will self-assess their work. For homework, you can send Link 4 and Link 5 as practice in the form of a game. They can share a screenshot of their results with you to review.

    • Warming Up (5 minutes)

    Ask students to volunteer a small summary of the previous lesson. Have them write their ideas on the messenger application

    • Learning Activity 1 (30 minutes)

    Share Link 3 or have students will use any blocks they have at home (they can also make their own blocks using cardboards) to construct different numbers showing the value of each digit.

    Have students use a specific color for each digit and can construct any number they want. They should write the standard form of each number while building it using the blocks. Them them take pictures of their work and send it to you on the messesnger application. Share the students’ work with their classmates.

    To check for understanding, send students Link 1 to solve. Have them screenshot their result and send it to you.

    • Wrap Up

    Option 1: You can give the students a short assessment (Link 6)  to check their understanding and according to their results you can tell which concept/idea is still difficult for them so you can re-explain it and provide more practice.

    Option 2: Students can volunteer to test each other’s knowledge by sharing a number and asking their classmates to guess how it would be represented in different forms.

    Use the final assessment (Test 1) to assess students’ understanding of the lesson.