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Surf for More Math


Lesson 1: Modelling Thousands

Use these interactive activities to encourage your child to have fun on the Web while learning about numeration.


Relate thousands to hundreds and to tens.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 36–37

Instructions for Use

Virtual Base-10 Blocks allows your child to build numbers in the thousands using base-10 blocks.

To start Virtual Base-10 Blocks, click on the “Base Ten Blocks & Place Value Chart” link.

To use Virtual Base-10 Blocks, drag the blocks onto the place value chart.

Manny’s Rumba allows your child to build different numbers using base-10 blocks.

To start Manny’s Rumba, click on the “Manny’s Rumba” link.

To use Manny’s Rumba, drag the blocks in the middle to make the number asked.