# Unit 2: Place Value

## Independent

Online Games (Websites & Apps):

Videos:

Games & Activities:

Projects:

Create a savings account

• Chart that shows a beginning balance of \$1.00.
• Each week gaining 10% (0.1) interest.
• Show the growth over 25 weeks.

## Family

Games & Activities:

• Go shopping at the grocery store and compare unit prices.
• Play Over-Under
• “I’m thinking of a number…” Could it be..”
• “It’s over/under…
• Out to dinner?  Have your child total the bill including the tip! The same activity can be done with a takeout menu.

Projects:

• Plan a party or a trip including all expenses.
• Create a picture using 1000’s grid and determine the value of each color.  Show the value in decimals and fractions.

Articles & Resources:

## Extension

Online Games (Websites & Apps):

Videos:

Games & Activities:

Projects:

Download this project that has students use rates and proportions to calculate how long they’d have to exercise to burn off different McDonald’s menu items.

Create your own word problems. Challenge yourself to include word problems with:

• Multiple steps
• Multiple operations
• Estimation
• Five or six digit numbers

Plan a seminar, to teach, on place value.

• Make a process chart on place value
• Show how number increase and decrease as they are multiplied and divided.

Create a savings account

• Chart that shows a beginning balance of \$1.00.
• Each week gaining \$1.00 and 10% (0.1) interest.
• Show the growth over 25 weeks.