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This centers-based lesson on writing numbers with words is designed for two-days of 45-minute lessons or one-day of a 90-minute lesson block. The lesson provides differentiated instruction using the H.O.P. Centers Framework. H.O.P. stands for Hands-On, Open-Ended, and Practice which are the themes for each of the three centers in the framework. Lesson structure is designed using brain research principles. In this lesson students will learn how write numbers with word with a short engaging lesson, hands-on activity where they create their own numbers, practice writing about a word problem using expanded notation, and engage in tiered practice of the concept.


  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5


Whole Numbers Decimals Writing Numbers Writing Decimals



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Curriki Rating
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On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 2, as of 2009-07-20.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 2
Appropriate Pedagogy: 2

Reviewer Comments:

This is a good lesson plan for upper-elementary students to teach them how to write the expanded and standard forms of numbers.The presentation is done in Notebook. In order to open this SMART Notebook file, visit http://www2.smarttech.com, choose the "Smart Notebook Software" link, and choose a 30 Day Free Trial. The lesson plan also includes a well-organized format for the lesson, practice problems, a problem of the day, and a hands-on practice activity. There is no answer key provided for the practice problems.

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