Understanding Place Value Ones, Tens and Hundreds - Lesson for Grade 2, Chapter - Place Value

In this lesson titled "Understanding Place Value Ones, Tens, and Hundreds," second-grade students embark on an essential journey into the world of numbers, specifically focusing on the place value system up to the hundreds. This lesson is a vital component of the "Foundations in Operations Within 1000" unit, laying the groundwork for understanding larger numbers and their operations.

Throughout the lesson, students engage with various activities, including the Base Ten Blocks Worksheet, Place Value Printable Worksheet, and Place Value Worksheet. Each of these resources is designed to visually and practically illustrate how numbers are segmented into ones, tens, and hundreds. This is crucial for developing a robust mathematical foundation, as place value is the cornerstone upon which students will build more complex arithmetic skills, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

Understanding place value is fundamental for students because it enhances their ability to comprehend the size and value of numbers, perform calculations more accurately, and solve real-world problems. By mastering this concept, students will not only excel in mathematics but also acquire critical thinking skills that are applicable across various subjects and everyday situations.

Estimated classroom time: 9 min
Chapter: Place Value
Unit: Foundations in Operations Within 1000
Click on any activity below to start learning.
1st
3:00 min
Base Ten Blocks Worksheet
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2nd
3:00 min
Place Value Printable Worksheet
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3rd
3:00 min
Place Value Worksheet
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• Activity 1 / Base Ten Blocks Worksheet

When the school day is over, your child might not have base blocks to play with at home to practice learning place value. Instead, practice place value with pictures using this base ten blocks worksheet for 2nd grade.
Your child will view the base ten blocks on the page to count and circle the correct number for place value mastery!

• Activity 2 / Place Value Printable Worksheet

Let’s use place value to understand large numbers using this colorful place value printable worksheet PDF!
After reading numbers in hundreds, tens, and ones, your child will convert it to standard form and select the amount that matches! This tricky worksheet will encourage your little learner to think and master place value!