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place value year 4

Place Value (Year 4) – To recognise the place value of each digit in a 4-digit number


Use Place Value Year 4 – To recognise the place value of each digit in a 4-digit number to take more of your maths lessons outside. By teaching outside you add a lot of content to maths it also allows children to dive in deeper to this area of maths and add mastery to your approach. 

Here are some prompt questions that are in Place Value Year 4 to help with differentiation when you are outside:

Question examples for most children:

What is your number?

What is the value of the ones place?

What is the value of the tens place?

What is the value of the hundreds place?

What is the value of the thousands place?

How many ones are there?

How many tens do you have?

How many hundreds are there?

How many thousands are there?

Challenge questions:

How many more tens will you need to make it to the next hundred?

What if I added 2 more tens?

What would my number be if I had 300 less?  

What happens if I had 10 tens?  Can you show me how it would change?

What would happen if I had 100 hundreds?

Could I have 11 objects in my ‘Ten’ place holder?

What is your number rounded to the nearest ten, hundred, thousand? How do you know?

Is your number a multiple of ….? How do you know? Can you prove it?

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