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Surf for More Math


Lesson 1: Representing Numbers to One Million

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.

Represent numbers up to one million using a place value chart, numerals, and words.

Builds Upon
Student Book pages 40–43


Instructions for Use

Read and Recognize Numbers allows students to practise writing numerals in words and writing number words in numerals.

Select a method and select the highest number value possible. You can use counters and place value charts to model the numbers if you want.


Really Big Numbers allows students to practise saying and writing very large numbers.

Enter a number up to one million. Say the number aloud and write it down on a piece of paper. Then click to see it written and check if you are correct.


Mystery Pictures allows students to match the numeral to the word to reveal a mystery picture.

Click on a button with the text on the right, then click on the button with the correct number on the left.


Free Math Test is a quiz on place value for numbers 1000 to 9999.

Look at the given number and enter the correct numeral for each place value. Click “Continue” for the next question. There are 10 questions in the quiz.