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Place Value Pirates – A Place Value Game for Kids

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Based on This Game:

Print out Lesson Plan

Practice using Picture-based Math (online)

  * PVP Level 1 (two decimal places)
  * PVP Level 2 (three decimal places)
  * PVP Level 3 (four decimals Places)

Practice using standardized test simulation

  * Place Value from 1-999
  * Ten and Hundred Thousands Column
  * What Number am I?
  * Place Values in Large Numbers
  * Place Value and Decimals
Print Worksheet (s)
  * Place Value Pirates Worksheet 1
  * Place Value Pirates Worksheet 2
  * Place Value Pirates Worksheet 3
Common Core Alignment
Age Appropriateness/Rationale

Place Value Pirates Common Core Alignment

Age Appropriateness/Rationale

In Place Value Pirates, students must use their place value skills to dispatch of the wretched pirate Sir Francis Place Value and his horrible band of place value pirates! Simply read the prompt that appears at the top of the game and click or touch the pirate with the number that matches the prompt. For example, a prompt might read ""7" in the thousands place. Scan the pirates and dispatch of the one with the number that contains a "7" in the thousands place. The game consists of five rounds; each round more challenging the last. For computer versions, users can earn codes after each round so they never have to start all over again. In addition, the game can be played with or without decimals.

Place Value Pirates is perfect for kids ages 7 – 12, Grade Levels: 2.5 – 5.5 (apx.)

Scoring Breakdown and Grade Level Equivalency (No Decimals)

Score Grade Level Equivalency
100 – 200 2.4
201 – 300 points 2.7
301 – 400 3.0
401 – 500 3.3
501 + 3.6 (mastery)

Scoring Breakdown and Grade Level Equivalency (Decimals)

Score Grade Level Equivalency
100 – 200 4.2
201 – 300 points 4.5
301 – 400 4.8
401 – 500 5.1
501 + 5.4 (mastery)

Skills Reinforced:

Place Value
Place Value to the hundred thousands
Place Value with decimals
Place Value to the hundred thousandth