Step 4: 100s, 10s, 1s 2 Year 3 Place Value Learning Video Clip
Cleo is exploring a Viking settlement. During her adventure, she plays a game with a Viking child and needs help deciding where to travel by horse and cart.
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Discussion points for teachers
- What does he score? Discuss what he scored based on the number of stones that have landed in each bucket. Refer back to the scroll which shows the value of each symbol.
- What score could Cleo get using her 6 stones to beat his score? Discuss the range of possible totals Cleo could get when she throws all six of her stones. It must be greater than 132. This is an open-ended question so children can explore the range of solutions.
- What score did she throw? Discuss what Cleo scored based on the number of stones that have landed in each bucket. Refer back to the scroll which shows the value of each symbol.
- What is the value of Cleo’s coins? Discuss how much money Cleo has won by recognising the value of each coin that is shown. Discuss the need to refer back to the scroll to find the value of each symbol.
- Order the distances from shortest to furthest. Discuss the place value of the digits used in the distances and explore why some are further than others.
- How do you know Grumsby is further away than Blackbury Castle? Discuss and compare the place value of the digits used in these distances.
- Which places could she afford to travel to? Discuss and compare the place value of the digits used in all the distances and if they are more or less than the amount of money that she has.
- Which places could she travel to? Discuss and identify which places have a smaller distance than Grumsby by exploring the place value of the digits and comparing their cost against how much she has in her bag.
Optional discussion points:
What other fictional places could Cleo visit using the horse and cart? How far are they and how much would they cost?
National Curriculum Objectives
Mathematics Year 3: (3N2a) Read and write numbers up to 1000 in numerals and in words
Mathematics Year 3: (3N3) Recognise the place value of each digit in a three-digit number (hundreds, tens, ones)
Mathematics Year 3: (3N6) Solve number problems and practical problems involving 3N1 - 3N4
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