Making Sense of Place Value - Section 3: Sharing and Closing

  Making Sense of Place Value
  Making Sense of Place Value
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Regrouping Using Riddles

Unit 9: Place Value
Lesson 6 of 10

Objective: Students will be able to apply their place value strategies to the task of solving mystery number riddles.

Big Idea: Often, students are expected to solve standard equations while regrouping, but they are rarely asked to show strategies outside of the traditional algorithms. This lesson prompts the students to make sense of place value before finding a solution.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, place value strategies, standard notation, multiple step thinking
  60 minutes
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