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Surf for More Math


Lesson 1: Modelling Thousands

Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about numeration. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.


Relate thousands to hundreds and to tens.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 36–37

Instructions for Use

Virtual Base-10 Blocks allows students 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 students 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.