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Hands-On Base Ten Blocks | Starter Set

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Base ten block sets are durable, sturdy plastic. Base ten blocks are great for teaching place value, addition and subtraction. Grades 1-6

  • Base Ten Block Starter Set - Made of plastic, the set includes 100 units, 50 rods, 10 flats, and 1 cube.

    Base Ten Block Small Group Set - Includes 200 units, 100 rods, 20 flats, 2 cubes, overhead base ten set, and a teacher resource guide, Developing Mathematics with Base Ten.

    Grades 1-6

    WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD -- Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

    Base ten blocks

    A hands-on manipulative used by students to learn basic mathematical concepts including addition, subtraction, number sense, place value and counting. Students can use base ten block manipulatives in different ways to express numbers and patterns. The 3-dimensional base ten starter set from Assessment Services includes four size blocks to indicate their individual place value: Units (ones place), Rods (tens place), Flats (hundreds place) and Blocks (thousands place). Base ten blocks are popular in elementary school mathematics instruction and homeschool learning. Base ten blocks are frequently used in the classroom by teachers to model concepts, as well as by students to reinforce their own understanding. Physically manipulating objects is an important technique used in learning basic mathematic principles, particularly at the early stages of cognitive development.Create a base ten block assessment, formative or summative, to determine how your students are mastering place value, decimals, subtraction, and addition.

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