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This enrichment project I created to help push my higher level math thinkers in grade 2 to the next level of real-world math application. Though I used it for grade 2, it could easily be used for grade 3 as well.
In this enrichment project, students will use their higher order thinking skills along with their knowledge of place value through the thousands place to help King and Queen Place Value crack the code to a secret room in their new palace! Students will use place value to find each of six numbers, write each number in standard form, word form, expanded form, and in place value models, and finally will compare 12 sets of these numbers using greater than, less than or equal to signs. Students will use their findings to solve the puzzle.
The product includes space for students to show their work, as well as questions for students to answer about the information they collected, calculated and completed. A teacher rubric is included to assess student work. A student reflection rubric and survey are also included to give you feedback about your students' experience with the project. This can be used as a classroom enrichment project, small group project, or even homework based on your students.
This is a great way to review place value, number forms and comparing numbers, or to enrich students who have recently learned about them!
Skills assessed include:
-determining three and four digit numbers using place value clues
-comparing numbers using place value
-writing numbers in expanded form, word form, standard form and drawing models for a given number
-solving riddles using place values of a given number