Place Value Number Sense Task Cards: a logic problem solving activity

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3rd - 4th, Homeschool
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Number sense and the ability to think flexibly about place value and numbers boosts students depth of understanding and supports the development of a strong foundation in math.

This set of 48 place value logic puzzle task cards offers a fun way to challenge students to think about numbers in a new way. These number riddles with engage students and the task card format is so much better than a boring worksheet!

These task cards also provide a solution for simple differentiation by increasing in rigor across the set. Beginning with 2-digit number riddles for beginners and working all the way up to 5-digit mystery numbers for more advanced students.

Ideal for classroom math centers or stations, a class-wide game of SCOOT, number talks, or even a fun challenge for early finishers.

Skills Addressed:

✔Logical thinking

✔Place value up to 99,999

✔Comparing numbers


Product Contents

• 48 place value riddle task cards

• Student answer document

• Answer Key

Also available in a task card bundle at a significant discount that will cover your math task card needs all year long.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read and write multi-digit whole numbers using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form. Compare two multi-digit numbers based on meanings of the digits in each place, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.
Fluently add and subtract within 1000 using strategies and algorithms based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.


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