Free Resources for Your Place Value Lesson Plan

Are you looking for some awesome free resources to take your place value lesson plan to the next level? Whether you are looking for a complete place value lesson or just need some extra place value activities or place value games to give an existing lesson a boost, you’re in the right place.

Students need to gain a strong understanding of place value in order to understand the relationship between digits and how these relationships apply to operations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and more.

The following place value lesson plan resources apply to 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade.

Free Place Value Lesson Plan Resources for 1st Grade and 2nd Grade

Lets start off with two great place value introduction lessons for grade 1 and grade 2. These lessons focus on teaching students to understand the place value of one and two-digit numbers.

1.) This introduction to Place Value from ranges from understanding place value to building numbers with base ten blocks. This resource includes a full start-to-finish lesson plan for teaching place value to 1st and 2nd grade students.

2.) This free place value lesson plan from teaches students how to write ones, tens, and hundreds in numeric form and is perfect for students who have already been introduced to the topic of place value.

Free Place Value Lesson Plan Resources for 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, and 5th Grade

Now lets move onto place value lesson plan resources that extend to three-digit numbers and beyond.

1.) This instructional video from LearnZillion covers understanding relationships between digits and their place value. This lesson is particularly helpful to students with a visual learning preference.

2.) This free Place Value Video Lesson from MathAntics is best for 4th and 5th grade students. The lesson covers larger numbers, decimals, and writing numbers in both standard and expanded form.


More Place Value Activities

If you are looking for more ideas for place value activities to share with your students, check out this list from Brain Pop Educators, which shares several ideas for both classroom and homeschool educators.

Also, any lesson on place value will need to touch upon the difference between writing numbers in standard and expanded form. The free video lesson below is a nice introduction to using place value to write numbers (with and without decimals) in expanded form. The lesson includes a free Place Value Chart PDF download! Click here to check it out and to get your free place value resources!


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By Anthony Persico

Anthony is the content crafter and head educator for YouTube's MashUp Math . You can often find me happily developing animated math lessons to share on my YouTube channel . Or spending way too much time at the gym or playing on my phone.