Grade 5 Session:

**How many sheets of paper will be needed to show 1,ooo,ooo dots? **

**Watch the video.**Tell (and record) what you notice. Ask (and write) questions that could help you figure out the answer to the above question.**Develop a plan**for answering the question. Think about how you will record and organized your information.**Present a solution**and justify your thinking.

Standard: **Understand the place value system.**

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Recognize that in a multi-digit number, a digit in one place represents 10 times as much as it represents in the place to its right and 1/10 of what it represents in the place to its left.

Recognize that in a multi-digit number, a digit in one place represents 10 times as much as it represents in the place to its right and 1/10 of what it represents in the place to its left.

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Explain patterns in the number of zeros of the product when multiplying a number by powers of 10, and explain patterns in the placement of the decimal point when a decimal is multiplied or divided by a power of 10. Use whole-number exponents to denote powers of 10.

Explain patterns in the number of zeros of the product when multiplying a number by powers of 10, and explain patterns in the placement of the decimal point when a decimal is multiplied or divided by a power of 10. Use whole-number exponents to denote powers of 10.

Pedagogical Structures: Student self-selection of groups, Pairs Compare, Carousel Questions

Materials: Dot Sheet #1, A Million Dots by Andrew Clements – Lesson Ideas, colored pencils

My ramblings about planning this out.

Follow-up Question:

**How much space would be needed to display 1,000,000 dots?**