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Surf for More Math


Lesson 6: Locating Numbers on a Number Line

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.


Place 4-digit numbers on a number line.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 50–52

Instructions for Use

Guess the Number allows students to guess numbers under 10 000 given a number range.

To start Guess the Number, click on the first “Guess the Number” link. Type in a range of 0 to 9999, and then click on the green arrow button.

To use Guess the Number, type in a number between 0 and 9999. With each guess you make, the range will become smaller. When you guess the correct number the game ends.

Ordering Four Digit Numbers allows students to compare and order four digit numbers.

To start Ordering Four Digit Numbers, click on the “Comparing and Ordering Numbers” link under Fourth Grade – Topics, and then click on the “Ordering Four Digit Numbers” link.

To use Ordering Four Digit Numbers, click on the “Start” button, and then click on the button that correctly describe where the number shown should go, compared to the other numbers shown.