Lesson Plan

Who Has More?: Comparing Decimals

Get your little mathematicians excited with this fun lesson about comparing decimals. It features helpful review activities and a game that's sure to keep students engaged.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to compare like place value positions.


(10 minutes)
Comparing Decimals
  • Write "$1.75" and "$1.50" on the board.
  • Ask students to determine which one is larger and how they know. Have them silently put up a finger when they are ready to discuss.
  • Have students discuss in pairs.
  • After a few minutes, have them share their thoughts as a whole group.

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