A fun way to explore the use of base ten blocks to build two-digit numbers.
Use this resource when learning about place value and two-digit numbers.
Print, cut, and assemble the tens and ones dice. Students will roll the dice and write each number rolled on the place value chart. Then they will record the two-digit number in the box.
As an extension activity, use the blank die template to draw tens blocks 40-90 and ones blocks 4-9, and explore number up to 99.
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
Count to 120, starting at any number less than 120. In this range, read and write numerals and represent a number of objects with a written numeral.
Understand that the two digits of a two-digit number represent amounts of tens and ones. Understand the following as special cases:
10 can be thought of as a bundle of ten ones — called a "ten."
The numbers from 11 to 19 are composed of a ten and one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine ones.
The numbers 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90 refer to one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine tens (and 0 ones).
Understand that the three digits of a three-digit number represent amounts of hundreds, tens, and ones; e.g., 706 equals 7 hundreds, 0 tens, and 6 ones. Understand the following as special cases:
Read and write numbers to 1000 using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form.
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