Understanding Place Values

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Grade Level
Middle School
Subject
Mathematics
Length of Time
45 minutes to 1 hour
Description

In this lesson, you will teach students about place values. I have included a study sheet, worksheet, and answer sheet for you to use.

Goals

Students will learn:
Place values of ones, tens, hundreds, thousands, ten thousands, hundred thousands, and millions

Materials Needed

Study Sheet
Worksheet
Answer Sheet
Pencils and erasers

Procedure

First, you will teach the students using the study sheet in this lesson. You will explain the different place values by writing examples on the board.

Once students understand the concept, then you can give them the worksheet.

After that, you can grade the papers. Then, you can go over the problems the students missed.

It's important for students to understand place values.

Study Sheet for Place Values - Part One

In this lesson, you will learn about place values: ones, tens, hundreds, thousands, ten thousands, hundred thousands, and millions.

Example: 123,568 =

Hundred Thousands = 1 Ten Thousands = 2 Thousands = 3 Hundreds = 5 Tens = 6 Ones = 8

Example: 259,786 =

Hundred Thousands = 2 Ten Thousands = 5 Thousands = 9

Hundreds = 7 Tens = 8 Ones = 6

Example: 2,567,890 =

Million = 2 Hundred Thousands = 5 Ten Thousands = 6

Thousands = 7 Hundreds = 8 Tens = 9 Ones = 0

You start on the right and move to the left.

Worksheet for Place Values

Directions: Look at the following numbers and identify the place value.

1. 2,659

What is the place value of the 2?

What is the place value of the 9?

2. 650

What is the place value of the 0?

What is the place value of the 6?

3. 16,259

What is the place value of the 6?

What is the place value of the 5?

4. 2,634,598

What is the place value of the 2?

What is the place value of the 9?

5. 189,670

What is the place value of the 8?

What is the place value of the 7?

6. 235,789

What is the place value of the 2?

What is the place value of the 3?

7. 3,690,781

What is the place value of the 3?

What is the place value of the 6?

8. 149,578

What is the place value of the 4?

What is the place value of the 9?

9. 638

What is the place value of the 3?

What is the place value of the 6?

10. 879,652

What is the place value of the 7?

What is the place value of the 5?



Grading

100 to 90 = A

89 to 80 = B

79 to 70 = C

69 to 60 = D

Below 60 = F

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