Place Value: Expanded Form and Value of Digits4th Grade • Half Day Lesson Plan
Subject: Math, Numbers and Operations in Base Ten
Type: Half Day Lesson Plan
Skills: Place Value, Expanded Form, Value of Digits
File Type: PDF Document
Materials Needed: blank paper (graph paper if possible), pencils, document camera or whiteboard
Printable Resources: Optional: printable “Exit Slips” (as an optional assessment component) (1 copy per student); Optional: printable “Place Value: Expanded Form” (1 copy per student); Optional: printable “Expanded Form and Value of Digits” (1 copy per student); Optional: printable “Mystery Numbers” (1 copy per student)
Lesson Plan Description
This half day of lesson plans is broken down into 3 separate segments (30-60 minutes each) addressing Place Value Through the Hundred- Thousands Place: Value of Digits; Expanded Form (4.NBT.2a). These lessons include: key math vocabulary, helpful student notes for reference, guided and independent practice of concepts, and a game to reinforce the concept of Place Value.
- Segment 1: students will write numbers in expanded form through the hundred-thousands place, and use expanded form to explain place value through the hundred-thousands place.
- Segment 2: Students will read and write whole numbers through the hundred-thousands place, and use expanded form and place value to explain the value of digits through the
- Segment 3: students will use place value knowledge of digits, their values, and expanded form to solve mystery numbers using clues.
These lessons can be taught over the span of a half day or you can use the lessons independently, broken up over several days.