Year 3: week 2 (place value and measurement)

This week we focus on place value, and on learning to read clocks and measure the time it takes to do something.

This page suggests activities for each day. Click to download a printable PDF to help keep track of progress.


Day 1

Place value

  • Go to the Modeling 3-digit numbers learning object.
  • Click on the dice at the bottom, then use the arrows at the top to make the number given. Click the question mark to check your answer.
  • Make at least 10 numbers correctly.

Measurement e-ako

  • Go to the measurement pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Choose e-ako M2.30 (the third yellow button on the second row).
  • Work through pages 1–14.

Measurement activity

  • Go to the activity Me he Karaka and follow the instructions.

Day 2

Place value

Measurement e-ako

  • Go back to e-ako M2.30 on the measurement pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Work through pages 15–18.

Measurement activity

  • Go to the activity Date Dilemma and follow the instructions. 

Day 3

Place value and addition

  • Go to the activity Create 500, and play the game with a family member.

Measurement e-ako

  • Go back to e-ako M2.30 on the measurement pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Work through pages 19–26.

Measurement activity


Day 4

Place value

Measurement activity

  • Go to the activity Clock it Up and follow the instructions. Work with a family member instead of a classmate for number two.
  • You could use a paper clip instead of a split pin, or just place the hands on your clock, without attaching them.

Day 5

Place value

  • Either choose one of the games you've played this week and play it again, or go back to the Modeling 3-digit numbers learning object and make at least 10 numbers.

Measurement activity

  • Go to the activity See you later and follow the instructions.
  • Ask a family member to check your answers.