teaching resource

Find a Friend Expanded Form Worksheet

  • Updated

    Updated:  17 Oct 2023

Explore expanding 2-digit to 6-digit numbers with your students with this expanding form active worksheet.

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  1 Page

  • Curriculum
  • Years

    Years:  2 - 3

teaching resource

Find a Friend Expanded Form Worksheet

  • Updated

    Updated:  17 Oct 2023

Explore expanding 2-digit to 6-digit numbers with your students with this expanding form active worksheet.

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  1 Page

  • Curriculum
  • Years

    Years:  2 - 3

Explore expanding 2-digit to 6-digit numbers with your students with this expanding form active worksheet.

Find a Friend Style Worksheet for Exploring Expanding Numbers

In this engaging worksheet, students must find friends who can work out several expanding numbers mathematics questions. Students can explore number expansion in a friendly and cooperative environment by working with classmates. There are several benefits to this style of worksheet, including the following:

  • Collaborative learning – promotes cooperation and teamwork among students.
  • Comprehensive understanding – discussing and explaining answers to each other reinforces a deep understanding of number expansion.
  • Diverse perspectives – by working with different classmates, they’ll gain access to various problem-solving approaches and strategies.
  • Improved social skills – encourages social interaction and communication, which enhances social skills and also builds a sense of community in the classroom.

This isn’t just a worksheet; it’s a collaborative learning experience! Who would have thought a single worksheet could provide so many different learning opportunities?

How to Use This Resource in the Classroom

This worksheet aims to have all of the questions answered by a different classmate. This resource is best used in the classroom once expanded from up to 6 digits and has been explicitly taught and practiced. When you provide the worksheet to the students, provide guidelines for the activity, including:

  • Encourage students to find different friends for each question.
  • Explain that the goal is to collaborate and learn from their classmates.
  • Highlight the importance of understanding the process, not just getting the correct answers.
  • Emphasise the benefit of working together to solve challenging questions.

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This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a Teach Starter collaborator.


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