Expanded Number Forms

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The lesson teaches students how to convert standard numbers into expanded form. Expanded form turns standard numbers into an addition sentence with each number expressed using its place value. Students should be familiar with place value before beginning the lesson. Several examples are provided for teachers to demonstrate to students, as well as activity sheets for students to practice individually. The lesson can be used with other related math lessons.

Expanded Number Forms Lesson Plan Includes:

  • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
  • Instructional Content Pages about Expanded Number Forms
  • Hands-on homework activities giving students practice on Expanded Number Forms
  • Answer Keys
  • Common Core State Standards
  • Many Additional Links and Resources
  • Built for Grades 2-3 but can be adapted for other grade levels.

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Description

The lesson teaches students how to convert standard numbers into expanded form. Expanded form turns standard numbers into an addition sentence with each number expressed using its place value. Students should be familiar with place value before beginning the lesson. Several examples are provided for teachers to demonstrate to students, as well as activity sheets for students to practice individually. The lesson can be used with other related math lessons.

Classroom Procedure:

  1. Begin by explaining to students that we can expand numbers like an accordion.
  2. While reading the content pages, reinforce place value and give students additional examples of problems in order to help them practice expanding numbers.  Use the additional resources to enhance understanding.
  3. Introduce the notes on expanding number forms. Have students practice problems where they must expand the number as well as where they must write the number in standard form.  Use the additional resources to enhance understanding.
  4. Have students practice problems.
  5. Follow Activity page with students. Have students work individually.  Read and write a number on the board.  Have students model the expanded number form using their disks.
  6. Distribute Practice page. Check and review the students’ responses as a class.
  7. Distribute the Homework page. Have students work a few problems at the beginning of the next class to reinforce the algorithm.
  8. In closing, ask students if there are any numbers that could not be expanded.
  9. Allow for responses and discussion.

Common Core State Standards: 

CCSS.Math.Content.2.NBT.A.3

None for Grade 3

Class Sessions (45 minutes): 1 class session

Additional Resources: 

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Additional information

Grade Level

2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

Subject

Math

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