August 13, 2015
by D'Vonne White
Lesson Plan:

Place Value Party

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Students will be able to distinguish between the tens and ones place value. Students will be able to use tens and ones blocks to make numbers.

(10 minutes)
  • Call students together as a group.
  • Inform the students that they will be learning about place value, or a number's position.
  • Inform students that each number represents a hundreds, tens, or ones place.
  • To motivate and activate the students, play the Place Value Song.
(10 minutes)
  • Show Place Value First Grade.
  • After the video is completed, show the students a tens block, and ask them what it is.
  • Show students a ones block and ask them what it is.
  • Draw a tens and a ones house on the board.
  • Write the numbers 15, 10, 22, and 8.
  • Select one student at at time to come up to the board and count out each number using the tens and ones blocks.
  • Then, ask the student to write the number in the tens and ones house correctly. For example, the first student should have 1 tens block and 5 ones blocks. The number 1 should be in the tens house, while the 5 should be in the ones house.
(10 minutes)
  • Arrange the desk into four stations.
  • Use the Station Setup Template to help you.
  • Number and label each area.
  • Divide the class evenly into four groups, and seat each group at a station.
  • At each station, place four sheets of paper with the numbers 1, 2, 3, and 4.
  • At each station, place various amounts of tens and ones blocks on each paper.
  • Give each student a Guided Practice Student Sheet and a pencil.
  • Have the students count the tens or ones blocks at their stations and record the amounts on their Guided Practice Student Sheet.
  • Direct your students to rotate and visit all four stations.
(10 minutes)
  • Give each student the Place Value: Tens and Ones worksheet.
  • Read the instructions to the students, and direct them to complete it.
  • Collect for grading.
  • Enrichment: Give the students the Addition With Tens Sticks worksheet. These word problems will give them more of a challenge.
  • Support: Give the students Lacy's Place Value as their independent worksheet.
(5 minutes)
  • Grade the worksheet completed during independent working time.
(5 minutes)

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