Lesson Plan

Grades 3-5

Millions and Billions

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15 minutes (Part 1); 1 hour (Part 2); 30 minutes (Part 3)

SUBJECTS: Math

TOPICS: Math - Large Numbers

Resource Overview

Through riddles, an art project, and small group problem solving, students gain an appreciation for large numbers and specifically, the difference between a million and a billion.

Students will be able to:
  • Recognize that one billion is a thousand millions, which is a thousand thousands.
  • Evaluate the difference between millions and billions.
  • Solve math problems using standard measurement conversions and base 10 operations.

Features of This Resource

  • Students practice measurement with formal units
  • Opportunity for authentic learning as students connect their findings with the real-world
  • Lesson provides three ways for comparing millions and billions, meeting the needs of various learning styles

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This lesson plan must be purchased as part of a lesson packet or as part of a full curriculum that is available in our store.

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