Reflection: ELL Students Comparing Numbers to 10,000,000 - Section 4: Elevator Speech

 

For some reason, students have a hard time with the place value concept a numbers become larger. They think because they see 9s in a number that it is automatically larger. I find stacking numbers on top of each other, as if you were going to add using the "standard" algorithm, helps students see which is larger. You will need to model this:

922,999

1,221345

Students almost always think the first number is larger until they see them stacked! If you can get students in the habit of stacking to compare, it really helps. This is a great tool for ELL and struggling learners!

  Stacked and Modeled
  ELL Students: Stacked and Modeled
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Comparing Numbers to 10,000,000

Unit 1: Working with Whole Numbers
Lesson 7 of 10

Objective: Students will be able to compare numbers by recognizing place values.

Big Idea: Students will begin to notice patterns in groups of numbers, using place value to make comparisons between numbers up to 10,000,000.

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Math, Comparing Numbers, Number Sense and Operations, Place Value, Integers, number, whole numbers, standard form, word form, expanded form, game
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