• Trust the count
  • Counting tells us how many things are in a set
  • Numbers are related to each other through a variety of relationships
  • Number concepts are tied to the world around us

Inquiry Question

I wonder how I might represent numbers in different ways?


reSolve website task Partitioning. This sequence explores the concept of equivalence by asking students to partition numbers into two parts.

Link: Addition Partitioning

Twelve Ways to get to Eleven

We are Teachers

We are Teachers website which has many practical hands on activities for students to explore place value at home. Revise activities to the value of 100.

Link: Place Value Activities Make Math Learning Fun

Number Scavenger Hunt

Create numbers cards represented as numerals, subitising dots, words and parents/caregivers hide around the house. Learners find and group the cards together. Encourage learners to explain why they have grouped together certain cards.

Boy Mama Teacher Mama

Boy Mama Teacher Mama Website: Learners use printable base 10 block images (free to download) to construct an image and then calculates the total number of blocks used through place value understanding.

Link: Base Ten Blocks Creations: A Place Value Activity


reSolve website: Number Sorting, this sequence builds students’ understanding of place value of numbers up to at least 200. Through the tasks, students develop skills in identifying the value of digits in a number and also build correct terminology to sort and describe 1-digit, 2-digit and 3-digit numbers.

Link: Number Sorting

reSolve website: Grandma’s Soup. The inquiry is stimulated by a question: How can we grab 100 pieces of macaroni?  The unit provides an authentic context for counting large collections (around 100).

Link: Grandma's Soup

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