Are your students struggling to master key place value concepts? These Differentiated Place Value Worksheets include activities that are perfect for meeting your students regardless of their level. Ideal for small group or independent practice, these can also be used in math centers.
What is included with the Differentiated Place Value Worksheets?
These Place Value Worksheets target a variety of skills needed for a strong foundation in the Base 10 number system. This pack includes 21 NO PREP practice sheets that focus on 5 key place value skills:
- Identifying place & value of a digit (4 place value worksheets)
- Converting between different number forms – word form, expanded form, and standard form (5 place value worksheets)
- Comparing and ordering numbers (7 place value worksheets)
- Money concepts (2 place value worksheets)
- Logical thinking with place value concepts – great for early finishers or advanced students (3 place value worksheets)
Easy to print full-size for independent practice or at a reduced size and added to interactive notebooks.
How are these place value worksheets differentiated?
Each of the place value skills in this pack is provided in at least 2 formats. One is designed to cover the concept with smaller numbers. The other covers the same skill with larger numbers.
This format allows you to give the same worksheet format and directions to all students. It also lets all students approach the concept at the level they are able to be successful at and offers options for a challenge as they begin to master place value skills.
What place value worksheets are included?
The worksheets are formatted to be engaging for students but rigorous. Here are a few of the different formats included in this pack:
1. Unpacking Place Value
This worksheet is designed to practice identifying the value of a given digit. Students match the kids with their backpacks to show the value of the underlined number. This worksheet is included at 2 levels with numbers through 99,999 and through 999,999.
2. What’s for Lunch
This worksheet focuses on identifying the place a digit is in. Students identify which food item belongs in each lunch bag. This place value worksheet is also available with options using numbers through 99,999 and 999,999.
3. Place Value Color by Number
This place value logic activity has students use the clues to identify a mystery number. It is similar to the Number Puzzlers Task Cards, and these place value worksheets would be a great follow up activity to a math center involving the Number Puzzlers Task Cards.
This worksheet is offered in two formats. The first offers clues for 5-digit numbers and the second has 6-digit numbers.
4. Restaurant Number Crunchers
This worksheet is designed to get students writing numbers in a variety of different formats including standard, word, and expanded forms. Students use a key to interpret a graphic showing the number of meals purchased at a restaurant each day for a week. They then write this number in each format.
After they record the numbers, they do some computation to analyze the data they’ve collected. This includes comparing and ordering numbers, estimating sums, and analyzing place value components.
This worksheet is available in 2 formats with numbers up to 999 and numbers up to 9,999.
5. Cookies & Milk
This place value worksheet has students convert between expanded and standard forms by finding which cookie belongs with each glass of milk. Available with 5-digit and 6-digit numbers, this fun matching sheet is great for helping students become more flexible with their thinking about expanded and standard form.
6. Lifespan Sort
These worksheets require cutting and pasting. Students compare and order 5-digit and 6-digit numbers based on the lifespan of different animals (given in hours).
They then use their data to make a variety of computations to compare the lifespan of different animals on the list. The computation is the main difference between these two sheets. Life Span Sort II has more difficult computation problems and requires conversion between different units of time.
7. Cookie Competition & Mystery Note
These sheets review converting numbers between word and standard form. On the first, students analyze data from a cookie selling challenge to discover who sold the most cookies – boys or girls. It also has some computation included based on the data.
There is only one format of this worksheet provided in the pack.
8. Big Block Party
This worksheet has students compare and organize numbers in 2 different ways in order to put houses in order on a street. Available with 4-digit and 5-digit addresses, students must be careful to put the homes on the right street AND in the right order.
In addition to the worksheets mentioned above, there are also several options for additional logical thinking and working with coins. The variety offers enough options to keep all your students engaged and working at their own level.
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