# Understanding Place Value - Hundreds Only - Lesson for Grade 2, Chapter - Place Value

In the lesson "Understanding Place Value - Hundreds Only," second-grade students will dive deep into the concept of place value, focusing specifically on the hundreds place. This lesson is a fundamental part of the "Foundations in Operations Within 1000" unit, playing a pivotal role in laying the groundwork for all future math learning, especially as students progress through increasingly complex numerical operations.

Through engaging activities such as "Place Value: Hundreds," "Base Ten Blocks: Hundreds Worksheet," "Cargo Matchup: Hundreds Worksheet," and "Hundreds Puzzle Worksheet," students will not only learn to identify and understand the value of the hundreds place but also how it interacts with the tens and ones places to form larger numbers. The inclusion of "Place Value: Ones, Tens, and Hundreds" solidifies this understanding, ensuring students can distinguish between each place value and recognize their significance in the broader spectrum of number sense.

Understanding place value is crucial for students as it is the backbone of our number system, enabling them to comprehend large numbers easily, perform calculations more effectively, and build a strong foundation for topics like addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

Estimated classroom time: 17 min
Chapter: Place Value
Unit: Foundations in Operations Within 1000
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1st
4:00 min
Place Value: Hundreds
video
2nd
3:00 min
Base Ten Blocks: Hundreds Worksheet
worksheet
3rd
3:00 min
Cargo Matchup: Hundreds Worksheet
worksheet
4th
3:00 min
Hundreds Puzzle Worksheet
worksheet
5th
4:00 min
Place Value: Ones, Tens, and Hundreds
Quiz
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• ### Activity 2 / Base Ten Blocks: Hundreds Worksheet

Your child might have a serious aversion to math, but it is up to you to help them understand that the subject is not so bad, and they must get over their dislike to properly learn math. This base ten blocks worksheet will help them solve some of their math problems. In this exercise, help your child count the blocks and answer some of the questions. Which number matches the base 10 blocks that are shown?

• ### Activity 3 / Cargo Matchup: Hundreds Worksheet

Can your child correctly count in the hundreds? If they are already experts at counting 1-100, you know they can’t possibly stop their learning there. The next step would be to introduce them to counting in the hundreds. This simple worksheet will assist them with whatever difficulties they might have there. In the picture, your child must match each car with the correct cargo by drawing a line.

• ### Activity 4 / Hundreds Puzzle Worksheet

This tracing sheet will help boost your child’s knowledge and understanding of counting numbers in the hundreds and tens. The worksheet shows different numbers on the left side, and on the right side are different numbers also. In the simple puzzle, your child will be asked to trace on the dotted lines between the puzzle pieces that match. Teach your child more about numbers with this fun traceable printout.

• ### Activity 5 / Place Value: Ones, Tens, and Hundreds - Quiz

This quiz assesses students’ ability to identify place value and represent it with base 10 blocks.