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Place Value: Lesson 3: big cats

1 - Learning Objective

Learning Objective

  • We are learning how to read, write, represent and compare numbers up to 1,000 in numerals and in words.
  • We are learning how to recognise the place value of each digit in a 3-digit number (100s, 10s, 1s).


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Credit: BBC One - Dynasties

Clip Description

Big cats are powerful mammals that include lions, jaguars, leopards, tigers and cheetahs. Wherever big cats live, they are at the top of the food chain. Most use a ‘stalk and ambush’ method to catch their prey. Apart from the cheetah, they communicate their whereabouts by roaring. A lion’s roar can be heard 8 km away!

In this fascinating clip, we learn about the busy life of a big cat  tigress called Raj Bhera. Scent marking her territory, hunting and nursing her cubs are just a few of her responsibilities. What will her cubs do when they leave the safety of the den? Watch the clip to find out.

Quick Number Challenge

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2022 is the Year of the Tiger. Those people born in the Year of the Tiger are said to be brave and confident.

If the next Year of the Tiger is in 12 years from this date, what year will this be?