Practice and review representing number values as digits, words, expanded form, and base ten.
Explore how to represent number values in standard form, word form, expanded form, and picture form with this multipurpose place value worksheet.
4 Ways to Write a Number Worksheet + Scaffolding and Extension Tips
This worksheet is best used following your lesson, during independent work time, or as a review activity during one-on-one math intervention.
In fact, you can use it anywhere your students are working on place values:
- Guided math groups
- Classroom math station/center
- Pre-lesson knowledge assessment
- Post-lesson exit ticket
- Whole-class review (via smartboard)
Got fast finishers? Challenge students who have a grasp on the concept by encouraging practice with 4-digit numbers.
Support struggling students using this worksheet by focusing on one skill at a time. For example, students can work on the word form for one week and expanded form the following week. If intervention is necessary, divert students to small math groups to focus on each skill.
Additionally, you may need to watch students solve these problems to understand and adjust the methods they are using.
A Variety of Ways to Prepare This Resource
Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete.
You can also turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity! Print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse.
Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their math notebooks.
Before You Download
Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource. An answer key is also included with this download.
This resource was created by Saumirah McWoodson, a teacher in California and a Teach Starter Collaborator.
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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).
100 can be thought of as a bundle of ten tens — called a "hundred."
The numbers 100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 600, 700, 800, 900 refer to one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine hundreds (and 0 tens and 0 ones).
Read and write numbers to 1000 using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form.
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