# AN N1/L1.1 Place value to millions. < and > symbols

Read, write, order and compare numbers, in words and in figures, including large numbers. (a) understand that the position of a digit signifies its value. (b) know what each digit represents in a number up to 7 digits, including the use of zero as a place holder. (c) understand the symbols for greater than, less than.

*Adult Numeracy Core Curriculum, Basic Skills Agency / DfEE (2001, 2006): https://www.excellencegateway.org.uk/content/etf1075*

Place value game involving dice and calculators. Helps build confidence with place value.

Can be used with all ability levels and easy to adapt.

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Five wonderful sets of multiple choice revision questions covering Level 1 ratio, mean & range, fractions, percentages, and number (mostly place value & rounding). Each set consists of 9 cards and is individually mapped to the numeracy curriculum.

Cut up into cards and use as required. Use individual sets for targeted revision or mix with other sets of cards for general revision.

A revision of L1 numeracy skills all themed around England. Written for St George’s Day but can be used any time of year. Great for equality and diversity. Question themes include: population of UK districts, languages spoken in London, major religions, planning a St George’s Day street party. Topics covered include calculating and converting measures, working with large numbers, representing data, ratios, fractions, percentages and substitution.

A useful set of revision questions covering place value, fractions, percentages, number patterns and more (also L2 prime nos, factors).

Topical practice with reading and writing large numbers (up to billions) and ideal for start-of-term place value classes. Topics inc, Bruce Forsyth’s salary, the possible Cadburys takeover and Heathrow Airport statistics. Includes a useful place value chart.

**A second updated sheet was added in April 2011 – also available below**

An adaptable fill-in chart that can be used from E2-L2.

A useful, very effective template for making place value sliders. The laminated Slider allows the learner to see the digits moving left or right when they multiply or divide by powers of 10 and discourages the use of ‘adding zeros’ or ‘moving the decimal point’ which are not now used in schools. Covers whole numbers up to 7 digits and decimals to 2 decimal places.

Involves ‘budgeting’ and research for buying a new car and a luxury holiday (2 separate worksheets) from a £100 000 lottery win. Covers addition (money) and large numbers.

A quick and easy-to-prepare game for Level 1 learners (can adapt for E3) that reinforces this important concept.

Useful handout with examples, blank chart for students to fill in, and colour chart for OHP or interactive whiteboard. For numbers up to 9,999,999.