Breaking a number into tens and ones Printable Worksheets for Grade 1


Hey there viewers! The concept of place values is probably one of the most basic and essential concepts that students learn while starting with mathematics. It is only when they know the difference between the place values of a number in the tens place and unit place that they are able to tell that 100 is greater than 1o and 87 is smaller than 90.

It allows us to perceive and understand the magnitude of numbers hence it is essential to learn as it is needed to learn basic concepts such as regrouping or borrowing to learn subtraction, addition, and so on. It won’t be an exaggeration to say that it is one of the most important things that students need to learn in mathematics. Thus, we bring to you another worksheet replete with exercises for your students/kids to learn how to break a number into tens and one place.

Tens & Ones Number Breaking Practice Worksheet

In the following exercises, students are required to draw rods and blocks to represent the numbers. Draw rods to indicate tens and blocks for ones. For example, in the first question, the number is 21. It can be broken into 2 tens and one ones. Hence we draw 2 rods and 1 block. Download the worksheet and instruct the students well before assigning them the task.

Breaking a number into tens and ones Printable Worksheets for Grade 1

Breaking a number into tens and ones Printable Worksheets for Grade 1

Breaking a number into tens and ones Printable Worksheets for Grade 1

Breaking a number into tens and ones Printable Worksheets for Grade 1

Breaking a number into tens and ones Printable Worksheets for Grade 1

The exercise might be a little time-consuming. It is advised that you explain the concept of place values during class hours and let them work on one or two sheets during class and assign the others as homework. This would allow them enough time to complete the task which would ensure that they don’t make mistakes due to having less time than needed. You might need to go over the topic once more so that students understand the concept wholly.

Remember that young children learn easily if taught in an effective manner. These worksheets would allow them to grab the concept thoroughly. The worksheet only contains exercises with two-digit numbers hence it is helpful for teaching first graders.

Download the worksheet and get started with the exercise today. If you need other worksheets to teach them place values up to hundreds and thousands place, you can always browse for them on our website. Visit and browse through several unique worksheets, flashcards, coloring books curated with extreme attention to maximize your student’s knowledge, on our website where we upload such contents daily.  Visit, browse, and download to get started with smart teaching!


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