Lesson Plan

How Much is a Million?

One million is a hard number for young children to grasp. This lesson will help students understand how large of a number one million is and what is represents.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to determine how large one million is and create a guided story to represent one million items.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
If I Had a Million ...
  • Gather the students in a group and ask them to think about how much one million is.
  • Allow students to discuss it as a class.
  • Tell students that one million is one thousand thousands, and every one of those thousands is ten hundreds.