Place Value Expanded Notation Math Review Activity for First & Second Grade

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Place Value Expanded Form: A Movin’ & Groovin’ Review

Fast-paced and fun; that’s this review activity in a nutshell! Having children practice expanding numbers helps them see and understand the true value of each digit. A great way to practice and reinforce concepts of place value! In first grade, it’s perfect for wrapping up and reviewing! In second grade, it’s a quick and active way to activate prior knowledge before beginning a new unit!

The packet includes:
• Suggested Instructions for Use
• 30 Numbered Task Cards
• Recording Sheet
• Answer Key
• 6 Practice Cards for teaching students how to complete the tasks
• Practice Recording Sheet
• Practice Sheet Answer Key
• Printable Practice Sheets with Answer Key
• Anchor Cards & Number Chart

Included in the pdf are detailed instructions for my favorite method of using this review activity. I hand each child a recording sheet and task card, then spread the remaining cards on a table. On my signal the kids begin to solve and record at their desks, then hurry to the table to trade for a new card. Solve, record, trade, repeat…. See how many you can finish before time runs out.

Some students will complete all 30 tasks, while a few may only solve a handful of problems in the time allotted, but since the kids are moving and the activities are engaging, I am free to assist children who are struggling, making the activity worthwhile for each and every student! It’s built-in differentiation!

There are innumerable ways to use this packet. You might choose a card or two each day to review during calendar time, have your students complete six cards together daily, thereby covering the entire review in the course of a week, or perhaps you’ll hang the cards on the walls to create a “write the room” review activity.

In addition to using the cards throughout the year, I use Movin’ & Groovin Reviews near the end of the school year to help prepare my first grade students for end-of-level assessments. My kiddos LOVE these activities because they get to “Move & Groove” while showing off their new skills!

This product is also available at a discounted price in the Movin’ & Groovin’ Math Review Bundle. Click on this link: End of Level Test Prep Math Review Bundle for First and Second Grade

Created by Heather B @ KidsAtWork365

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Teaching Duration
45 Minutes

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