Math Warm Ups | Place Value Math Talk Routine | Distance Learning

Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd
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Build place value understanding in 30 days!

Do your students need extra help understanding the value of each digit in a three-digit numbers? Or do they have a hard time applying place value understanding to amounts within 1,000?

Then the Place Value Math Talk Daily Routine is just right for you and your kids!

What is it?

It's an awesome math routine that walks your students through 4 daily questions to build number sense.

How many math talk activities are included?

This awesome pack contains 30 math talks that are individually saved to pdf files. The best part is that the math talk routines are divided into 3 different levels. They are easily organized so that you can meet the needs of your students and stretch their number sense.

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This activity is broken down into three different levels:

Level A: Beginner

  • Includes 10 math talk activities
  • 4 basic questions in each activity that supports -
    • 10 more & 10 less
    • understanding base ten models
    • comparing the value of a given digit to another

Level B: Intermediate

  • Includes 10 math talk activities
  • 4 intermediate questions in each activity that supports -
    • place value reasoning
    • understanding base ten models
    • adding or subtracting multiples of ten
    • comparing values

  • 1 additional BONUS question

Level C: Advanced

  • Includes 10 math talk activities
  • 4 challenging questions in each activity that supports -
    • understanding the value of a given digit
    • understanding base ten models
    • applying place value understanding
    • number proximity

  • 1 additional BONUS question

How can this routine be used?

I recommend using this as a daily warm up for 30 days. Complete one activity per day. This is also a great math hook or number sense review .

How does it work?

Simply bring your students to the front of the Interactive Whiteboard, project the daily activity and provide students opportunities to discuss. The answers are provided!

Learn how this routine works by looking at this video!

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300 total slides
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Mentally add 10 or 100 to a given number 100–900, and mentally subtract 10 or 100 from a given number 100–900.
Compare two three-digit numbers based on meanings of the hundreds, tens, and ones digits, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.
100 can be thought of as a bundle of ten tens - called a “hundred.”
Understand that the three digits of a three-digit number represent amounts of hundreds, tens, and ones; e.g., 706 equals 7 hundreds, 0 tens, and 6 ones. Understand the following as special cases:


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