# Place value and counting

## Place value / numbers as words / ordering

Print and cut in to 3 sets of cards. Can be used in a number of ways – match the underlined digit with the corresponding card for it’s place value OR match the words with numbers OR use for ordering numbers. Can be differentiated with size of numbers.

Level
L2
L1
E3
E2
Maths
Functional Maths - numbers and the number system
Place value and counting

## Random Number Generator

This spreadsheet generates numbers randomly to help with learning or practising addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, rounding, estimating, comparing number size…

You can project these onto a screen or have the students work with pen & paper in front of a computer, refreshing the numbers themselves.

Level
L2
L1
E3
E2
Maths
Estimate
Round
Place value and counting

## The Average Briton

The Average Briton is an interactive whiteboard cloze activity originally aimed at L1-2 ‘English at Work’ ESOL students but also great for literacy and numeracy students and ideal for prompting discussion about place value, British society, and much more!

Please note you must have the Smart notebook software installed on your computer in order to open, view and use this resource http://smarttech.com/

Level
L2
L1
English
General literacy / English
Maths
Place value and counting
General numeracy / maths
ESOL
General ESOL
Context
Employment skills & Public services

## Words to numbers.

Change the words to numbers. Classic place value practice.

Level
E3
L1
Maths
Place value and counting
AN N1/E3.1
N1/L1.1

## How old is Wayne Rooney?

How old is Wayne Rooney? A great quiz that that involves writing numbers as words.

Level
E1
E2
E3
Maths
Place value and counting
N1/E1.2
AN N1/E2.2
AN N1/E3.1

## More than - Less than

Paired or circular card based activities, and worksheets. With differentiation ideas for E1-L1. Includes < and > symbols for Level 1 learners.

Level
E1
E2
E3
L1
Maths
Place value and counting
N1/E1.3
AN N1/E2.2
AN N1/E3.1
N1/L1.1

## Smarties investigation (the original!)

One of our most endearing and popular resources. This excellent investigation for mixed ability groups has inspired many other Skillsworkshop contributors to create related Smartie resources (see below for just a small selection). Covers almost all data handling curriculum elements from Entry 1 to Level 1 along with other elements from N1 (whole numbers) and Measure. Topics covered include counting, estimating, addition, sorting, tallies, bar charts, mean, range and more.

Level
E1
E2
E3
L1
Maths
Place value and counting
Averages and range
Collect organise represent
Extract and interpret information
Estimate