Place Value - A pack of powers of 10 and standard form puzzles to decode.
Six puzzles plus a paragraph to decode, supported by a poster and a structured worksheet (pick and mix). Builds up to standard form. Devices within the puzzle allow students to self monitor their work and correct errors. Students like to finish a puzzle, but they don’t always like the jokes they decode! Each puzzle also supports literacy. Students have to split the string of letters into recognisable words to read the punchline. (answers included).

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  • Place_Value_powers_of_ten_1.pdf
  • Place_Value_powers_of_ten_1_ans.pdf
  • Place_Value_powers_of_ten_2.pdf
  • Place_Value_powers_of_ten_2_ans.pdf
  • Place_Value_powers_of_ten_3.pdf
  • Place_Value_powers_of_ten_3_ans.pdf
  • Place_Value_powers_of_ten_4.pdf
  • Place_Value_powers_of_ten_4_ans.pdf
  • Place_Value_powers_of_ten_5.pdf
  • Place_Value_powers_of_ten_5_ans.pdf
  • PlaceValue-Decimal_number_system.pdf
  • PlaceValue-Decimal_number_system_ans.pdf
  • PlaceValue-TheDecimalPoint.pdf
  • PlaceValue-TheDecimalPoint_ans.pdf
  • Place_Value_Is_it_written_in_standard_form_1.pdf
  • Place_Value_Is_it_written_in_standard_form_1_ans.pdf
  • Place_Value_Standard Form_Qns.pdf
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Created: May 17, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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