This research-based activity allows students to practice their place value skills while learning about other countries. First, teacher must model how students will visit http://www.factmonster.com /countries.html to choose a country to research. Students will use the POPULATION of their country to practice representing whole numbers in a variety of ways: standard, word form, expanded form, and rounding.
-Tablets or computers with internet access
-pencils and color pencils, markers, crayons
Students may want to complete more then one of these!