The students were invited to create a single structure using Place Value Blocks, using 25 pieces in total. Then, they had to provide the total value of the structure.


  1. Build a structure with 25 base ten blocks.
  2. Take a photograph
  3. Use labels to show the value of your structure.
  4. Complete the ‘Title’ of your post “My Base 10 Block Structure is worth _____ = ___ hundreds,___ tens, ___ones.”

This task involved discussions about number, trading, grouping and decomposing.

Student Responses:

What might your Base 10 Block structure look like?

What is the value of YOUR structure? 

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