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Expanded Notation StudyJam

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Expanded Notation StudyJam


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Type: Interactive/Game


In this interactive activity, students will be led through steps to write multi-digit numbers in expanded form. There are teaching activities as well as practice activities available. The key concepts addressed include place value and digit. A handout that reviews the steps taught during the activity can be printed. After utilizing this resource, the students can complete the short quiz to assess their understanding.

Content Standard(s):
MA2019 (2019)
Grade: 4
7. Read and write multi-digit whole numbers using standard form, word form, and expanded form.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
  • When given a number in one form (base-ten numerals, words, expanded form), identify the number in another form.
Note: Expectations are limited to whole numbers less than or equal to 1,000,000.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • Base-ten numerals
  • Expanded form
  • Expanded notation
  • Standard form
  • Word form
  • Place value
  • Thousands period
  • Ones period
Students know:
  • the relationship among places in a number and place values.
Students are able to:
  • Read numbers 1 to 1,000,000 based on place value understanding.
  • Write numbers using base-ten numerals.
  • Write numbers using expanded notation.
  • Write numbers in word form.
Students understand that:
  • The same quantity can be represented with mathematical models, words, and expanded form based on the place value of the digits.
  • The value of a digit in a multi-digit number depends on the place value position it holds.
Diverse Learning Needs:
Essential Skills:
Learning Objectives:
M.4.7.1: Compare two three-digit numbers based on meanings of the hundreds, tens, and ones digits using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.
M.4.7.2: Read and write numbers to 1000 using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form.
M.4.7.3: Convert a number written in expanded notation to standard form.

Prior Knowledge Skills:
  • Define greater than, less than and equal to.
  • Compare two two-digit numbers based on meanings of the tens and ones digits, recording the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, and <.
  • Arrange two-digit numbers in order from greatest to least or least to greatest.
  • Identify zero as a place holder in two-digit and three-digit numbers.
  • Model using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons of two two-digit numbers.
  • Select numbers on a number line that are more than, less than or equal to a specified number.
  • Match the words greater than, equal to and less than to the symbols >, =, and <.
  • Determine the value of the digits in the ones and tens place.
  • Identify sets with more, less or equal objects.
  • Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.
  • Number & Operations in Base Ten.
  • Use place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
M.AAS.4.6 Compare whole number values to 50 using symbols (e.g., <, >, =).

Tags: digit, expanded form, multidigit, place value
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The quiz may be completed as a whole group or independently on student devices.

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Author: Hannah Bradley