# Lesson 5- Place Value Fluency - Lesson for Grade 3, Chapter - Rounding

In Lesson 5 - Place Value Fluency, third-grade students will delve into the foundational concepts of place value, an essential component of their mathematical education. During this lesson, students will engage in activities aimed at identifying place values, which is crucial for understanding how numbers are constructed and how they function within our number system. This understanding is foundational for all future arithmetic operations, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

The lesson includes a variety of engaging activities such as a Free Place Value Worksheet for 3rd Grade, designed to reinforce students' ability to recognize and work with the value of digits in different positions. Additionally, Base 10 Blocks Worksheet: Part 1 and Part 2, will provide hands-on experience with visual and tactile learning aids. These activities help students conceptualize the base-10 system through the use of physical blocks, facilitating a deeper understanding of how numbers are built up from units, tens, hundreds, and so forth.

Mastering place value is crucial for students as it lays the groundwork for rounding numbers—a skill that will be covered in this chapter. Rounding is a practical skill used in everyday life, from estimating costs to simplifying numbers for easier comprehension.

Estimated classroom time: 13 min
Chapter: Rounding
Unit: Foundations in Numbers and Fractions
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1st
4:00 min
Identifying Place Value
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2nd
3:00 min
Free Place Value Worksheet for 3rd Grade
worksheet
3rd
3:00 min
Base 10 Blocks Worksheet: Part 1
worksheet
4th
3:00 min
Base 10 Blocks Worksheet: Part 2
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• ### Activity 2 / Free Place Value Worksheet for 3rd Grade

Take place value skills to new heights using this exciting free place value worksheet for 3rd grade!
Your child will work with large numbers in the tens of thousands to determine the place value of the underlined digit. Kids will take to the skies to explore the place value of sky-high numbers!

• ### Activity 3 / Base 10 Blocks Worksheet: Part 1

Base blocks are integral to learning and understanding place value to master one to four-digit numbers. But if you’re working at home, or simply do not have the manipulatives on hand, Kids Academy is here to help! This printable place value worksheet will review with your child the necessary language, like cubes, longs, and flats. Using the top images as a reference just encourage learners to look at the pictures and circle the answers and select its expanded form.

• ### Activity 4 / Base 10 Blocks Worksheet: Part 2

Still need more practice identifying one to four-digit numbers using base blocks? Look no further than this handy place value worksheet that is intended to offer more support for budding mathematicians. As in the previous worksheet, review the cubes and the language to ensure that learners understand how many cubes make up each grouping of blocks. Then view the images along the left side of the page and select the correct number that is being represented. Finally, check the expanded form to complete this free printable math practice!