3rd grade math centers with multiplication and place value

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Lesson Plan Details
90 minutes

Students will practice multiplication skills by

Everyday math online, promethean board, computers, iPods

Teacher need to prepare students by teaching them how to get to everyday math online and makings sure they have a name/password set up. 

Download flipchart from promethean planet called - Place value math station

Preload apps onto iPods


In this lesson, the teacher will...

1.teach a game called I'm the greatest. You can give a pre fabricated page with lines for a number or have kids make their own on a piece of paper.  Example, if you are doing place value up to thousands you would put 4 spaces on the paper like this _, _ _ _  hundred thousands would be _ _ _,_ _ _.

You spin the spinner from the promethean "place value math station"  kids write down the number where they want.  The goal is to get the largest number.  Kids have to read their numbers out loud.  This works well if you have a group sit up by your board and they take turns being the caller while others are writers. Once this is taught students can do on their own in a small group.   It can also be played with dice if you don't have a board..

2. Use any apps you like

Math Ninja

math warp or anything else

3. Everday math online, -3rd grade place value game (just like the group I'm the greatest game.

4. Multiplication practice on computers







This is practice, you can give a timed multiplication test at the end.


You can also play the game with your students and find out who can read the numbers correctly and who cannot.

Oregon Educational Technology Standards
Communication and Collaboration: 
2A. Interact and collaborate with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media.
Digital Citizenship: 
5B. Model and practice a positive attitude toward using digital technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.
5C. Demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning.