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Different Ways to Write Numbers Worksheet

PDF, Google Slides | 2 pages|Grades: 1 - 2

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: 

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.

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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.

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This resource was created by Saumirah McWoodson, a teacher in California and a Teach Starter Collaborator. 

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