## Number Boards

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#### • Algebra: Pattern

Number Boards come in different configurations:

• 1 – 100, 1 – 120, blank

• as charts

• as write-on wipe-off boards

## Mathematical Language

Counting 1, 2, 3, etc. multiple, lowest common multiple, pattern, tables.

## Using Number Boards

The Hundreds Number Board may be used to help students:

• count

• count in multiples, eg 2, 4, 6, 8 … Start at any point on the board and count forward by threes,

fives, etc. Start at any point, eg 99 and count back by seven. Will you ever say fifty?

• notice place value relationships between numbers

• develop pattern recognition (multiples of 7, seven times table

• perform calculations

• develop mathematical language

## Find My Number

The game Find my Number helps students gain familiarity with the Hundreds Number Board and builds a students’ mathematical vocabulary. The teacher provides clues to help students find a particular number on the board. Here is a sample set of clues.

• The number is even

• The number is less than fifty

• The number is a two-digit number

• The digits of the number add to make 10

• My tens digit is NOT 2

• What number am I? (46)

## Typical Classroom Requirements

A class set: 32 boards.

Ideally one board each or one board shared between two students.

## Support and Complementary Materials

Hundreds Dry Erase Boards

Number Dry Erase Boards

Number Boards Book

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