Answer questions such as “what does the 8 represent in 681.4?” The answer here is 80. Or “the digit 8 in which number represents 0.08: 34.8, 45.68, 280, or 8.80?”

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Next, give your students these challenges:

- Amazing Alphabet Maze by NRICH
- Ladybirds in the Garden by NRICH

Conclude by leading this investigation:

Tree Kangaroo Hopscotch (skip counting)

by MathPickle

5.NBT.A.1: 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.