# Place Value Jr. Lesson Plan: Numbers and Operations in Base Ten

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP Jr. topic **Place Value**, and supports the standard of understanding that the two digits of a two-digit number represent amounts of tens and ones. Students demonstrate understanding through a variety of projects.

**Step 1: ACTIVATE PRIOR KNOWLEDGE**

Display a tens stick and a ones cube. Prompt students to share what they notice about each manipulative. Ask how the two are related.

**Step 2: BUILD KNOWLEDGE**

- Play the
**Place Value movie**. - Click the pause button each time a question appears in Annie’s Notebook and discuss it as a class. Then play to see how Annie answers it.

**TIP**: The pause button turns red to remind you to pause.

**Step 3: APPLY and ASSESS**

Students take the **Easy Quiz** or **Hard Quiz**, demonstrating what they learned about the topic while applying essential literacy skills.

**Step 4: DEEPEN and EXTEND**

Students express what they learned about place value while practicing **essential literacy skills** with one or more of the following activities. Differentiate by assigning ones that meet individual student or grade-level needs.

**Draw About It**: Draw how to represent the number 645 if stars represent hundreds, hearts represent tens, and circles represent ones.**Activity**: Cut out the place value block cards and use them to make numbers.**Talk About It**: Show how to combine ones, tens, and hundreds to form other numbers.**Write About It**: Solve a word problem about place value.

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**Number Sense Unit**: Continue to build understanding around place value by exploring more BrainPOP Jr. topics.

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