Exploring 2-Digit Place Value Unit Plan

Teach Starter Publishing
11 x lessons | Suitable for stages: 1

This Mathematics unit addresses a range of 2-digit place value number concepts involving identifying, sequencing and representing.

It consists of 10 lessons of approximately 60 minutes duration.

The sequence of lessons and suggested time frames should be regarded as a guide only; teachers should pace lessons in accordance with the individual learning needs of their class.

An assessment task for monitoring student understanding of the unit objectives is included and will require an additional lesson.


  • To identify and order the numbers from 0 to 100.
  • To sequence the numbers from 0 to 100.
  • To introduce skip counting by 2s, 5s and 10s.
  • To explore skip counting by 2s.
  • To explore skip counting by 5s.
  • To explore skip counting by 10s.
  • To understand that 2-digit numbers are made up of tens and ones.
  • To understand how 2-digit numbers can be partitioned.
  • To identify the basic features of a number line.
  • To understand how numbers are placed on a number line.
  • To demonstrate an understanding of 2-digit place value.

Preparing for Learning

Prior to commencing the unit, develop a numbers display in the classroom. Display postersword wall vocabulary and learning goals that the students will engage with throughout the unit to stimulate their learning. For examples of such resources, browse the Place Value category on the Teach Starter website.

There are many concepts to address when introducing 2-digit place value to younger students. The lessons in this unit cover a range of these concepts, many of which have varying degrees of complexity. Teachers are encouraged to select lessons from the unit that best suit the learning needs of their students, or to adapt lessons accordingly.

Some of the resources which accompany this unit plan will need to be prepared prior to teaching. For this reason, it is advised that teachers browse through all lessons before commencing the unit.



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