Number Words and Numerals

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  • Number Cards with Frames

  • Jamboard      
  • Google Slides      
  • Each slide contains a choice of frames (with 3, 5 or 10 empty spaces) and various ranges of number cards. One suggested use is to place a single card in the frame, then ask a student to place the remaining cards.     
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  • Last Revised: 06/18/24    
  • Before and After Strips Within 20, 30, and 100

  • Jamboard      
  • Jamboard      
  • Google Slides       
  • Each board contains 4 number strips with one anchor number pre-filled and the remaining cards to the right. Ask students to fill in the strips. Boards vary in number range and in the location of the anchor numbers.    
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  • Last Revised: 06/18/24    
  • Decade Family Sort

  • Jamboard      
  • Google Slides      
  • Build students' understanding of 2-digit numbers through sorting and sequencing activities. First, students sort number cards into decade families. Next, students sequence cards within families. These activities help students to recognize patterns both within and between decade families.     
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  • Last Revised: 06/18/24    
  • Number Reveal

  • Jamboard (0 - 10)      
  • Jamboard (2-digit)      
  • Google Slides      
  • In this numeral identification activity, students are shown a part of a number and determine what the number could be. The first set of slides focus on numerals 1-10. The second set of slides focus on double-digit numbers.     
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  • Last Revised: 5/27/21    
  • Discriminating Numerals

  • Jamboard      
  • Google Slides      
  • In this activity, students are asked to sort multiple copies of 2-3 numerals. By sorting numerals that are frequently confused (such as 12 & 21 or 6 & 9), students learn about critical attributes of the written numerals and learn to distinguish between the numerals.    
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  • Last Revised: 06/18/24    
  • Number Chart Puzzles

  • Jamboard      
  • Google Slides       
  • In this activity, students put together a traditional 1-100 hundred chart that has been “cut apart” in 3 different ways: (1) horizontal strips, (2) vertical strips, and (3) jigsaw shapes. Also available are slides where a reverse 120 chart has been cut into vertical or horizontal strips.    
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  • Last Revised: 06/18/24    
  • Arrow Cards

  • Jamboard (within 999)      
  • Jamboard (4 digits)      
  • Google Slides      
  • Arrow cards support students in reading multi-digit numbers and connecting the number’s standard form to its expanded form. Some slides includes an option for quantitative imagery such as ten frame cards, bundles & sticks, or place-value discs.    
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  • Last Revised: 06/18/24    
  • Customizable Virtual Treasure Hunt

  • This Google slide deck template will allow you to create a number sequencing activity that may serve as a virtual alternative to Treasure Hunt. This template can be edited to target any 10-numeral sequence.
  • Link to the template:   
  • Link to an example of Treasure Hunt (11-20):   
  • Link to an example of Treasure Hunt (Skip Counting by 3s):   
  • Link to an example of Treasure Hunt (Counting by 10s from 43):   
  • Link to a template in which each row can have its own sequence (added 2/3/2022):   
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  • Last Revised: 06/18/24. New version has wider cards to allow 3 digit numerals.
    Basic template last revised: 1/14/21
        
  • Hundred Chart puzzles - 1 & 10, more or less

  • This activity will no longer be available after October 1.
  • Jamboard      
  • In this activity, students move the provided numeral cards into the provided 100 chart positions. Each puzzle targets finding 1 more, 1 less, 10 more and 10 less for the given number.    
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  • Last Revised: 06/18/24    
  • Numeral Recognition Mazes

  • This activity will no longer be available after October 1.
  • Jamboard      
  • This Jamboard consists of a series of mazes solved by looking for a specific target number or category of numbers. For example, the image above shows the maze consisting of 6s. This Jamboard includes mazes for 5, 6, 7, 8 , 9, 12, 13, 14 and teen numbers. This activity supports students in learning to identify numbers and is especially useful when students are confusing two or more numerals.    
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  • Last Revised: 06/18/24    
  • Trio Cards: Crossing Decades

  • This activity will no longer be available after October 1.
  • Jamboard      
  • Each board has a 3-frame for positioning cards and an assortment of loose cards at the bottom of the board. The card ranges and tasks focus on crossing from one decade family to another.    
  • Video Tutorial  
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  • Last Revised: 06/18/24