Reading Big Numbers to Thousands – 4th Grade Math Game

This math game helps fourth graders writing big numbers in words from hundreds to thousands, using a British English approach – with its very slight twist from American English. Click the Play button below to begin practising.
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Reading big numbers:  Numbers in their hundreds and thousands can get tricky to read or write. This exercise helps children plug the knowledge gap by practising how to read and translate large numbers from digits to words and vice versa. In this case we use British English which often adds the words ‘and’ to large number extensions. Read More
Through this game, children extend their knowledge of large numbers which get even larger at higher levels.  The exercise is a Kitten Racing game.

Reading, writing and saying big numbers is fundamental to being able to add, subtract, multiply and divide larger numbers. Numbers in the hundreds and thousands can get tricky to read or write. However, number literacy is important. If a child can read and write larger numbers, the odds increase the student understands and comprehends place value and operations involving those larger numbers as well. In Reading Big Numbers to the Thousands game, students will practice how to read and translate large numbers from digits to words and from words to digits. After each question shows a two kittens in colorful racecars race to the finish line after every answer. If an answer is correct the kitten with the blue car pulls ahead. If the answer is incorrect, the other kitten pulls forward. The player is trying to earn 3 stars. This game is great for demonstrations, learning center practice and for extra practice at home. Read Less