Lesson Plan

Candy Math: All About Decimals

Help students add and subtract decimals in this visual, hands-on, and delicious lesson! This lesson also reinforces place value concepts with decimals.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to add and subtract decimals to the hundredths place using a model.


(5 minutes)
Place Value Mat
  • Tell students that today they will be practicing adding and subtracting decimals using a special tool.
  • Hold up some bags of M&Ms to get students excited about the lesson!
  • Hand out the place value mats to students. Explain that students will be adding and subtracting decimals using this place value mat and the M&Ms.

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