Decimal Place Value Game

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Leaf and STEM Learning
Grade Levels
4th - 5th
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8 pages
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  1. Make teaching decimal place value to your students an engaging experience with these resources for reading and writing place value, expanded notation and expanded form of decimals, comparing and ordering decimals, and rounding decimals. When purchasing these resources together, you are saving over
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Read, write, and compare decimal place value with this simple and fun game! Students multiply and divide by 10 and 100 to a digit through whole number and decimal place values. Earn points when a "read and compare" card is drawn by having the greatest number!

Your students will love the strategy of deciding where to place their digit to maximize their chances of winning! You will love that your students are discovering how multiplying and dividing by powers of 10 moves digits left and right!

Watch the video preview for a short clip demonstrating possible game play. The demo shows two players, but this game would work well for a group of up to about 6 players. Use this activity in your small group, as a math station, or in tutorials and remediation.

Consider checking out the Place Value Bundle to stock your classroom with amazing decimal place value resources!

Do you love this free resource? Let me know how using it in your class turned out by leaving a rating and feedback!


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8 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Recognize that in a multi-digit number, a digit in one place represents 10 times as much as it represents in the place to its right and 1/10 of what it represents in the place to its left.
Explain patterns in the number of zeros of the product when multiplying a number by powers of 10, and explain patterns in the placement of the decimal point when a decimal is multiplied or divided by a power of 10. Use whole-number exponents to denote powers of 10.


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