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Write three-digit numbers in expanded form by understanding the value of each digit

teaches Common Core State Standards MP7 http://corestandards.org/Math/Practice/MP7
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teaches Common Core State Standards 2.NBT.A.3 http://corestandards.org/Math/Content/2/NBT/A/3

Write three-digit numbers in expanded form by understanding the value of each digit

Big Ideas: Numbers can be written in multiple forms. Expanded form focuses on the values of the digits in standard form numbers. In this lesson, students will be writing numbers in various forms based on scoops of candy from a candy store. Candy scoops come in three different sizes (hundreds, tens, and ones), allowing students to focus on expanded form and how the values relate to the digits in a number. Vocabulary: expanded form, value, digit, place, standard form, numeral, number word Special Materials: Candyopolis Purchase Chart