Refresh students on the relationship between decimals and fractions when they multiply to find the area! They will find the area of a location in a picture by converting mixed numbers to a decimals and then using the area equation.
Help your students master decimals with this engaging math lesson. Your class will put their art skills to work creating a poster, and will practice mathematical explanations through peer collaboration.
Teach your students how to write decimals in expanded decimal form with this fun game. Students will be writing and comparing decimals while not even realizing they are learning one of the most complicated 5th grade math standards.
Students will use the inverse relationship between multiplication and division to complete an area formula in a real-world situation. Use this lesson on its own or as support for the lesson The Case of the Missing Rectangle Side.
Make decimal comparisons! Your students will focus on comparing decimals and using necessary language to say their comparisons. Use this lesson by itself or use it as support for the Decimals, Decimals, Decimals lesson.
Build on students' understanding of the power of ten within multiplication to understand its effect within division. Use this as a standalone lesson or as support to the lesson Dividing Decimals by Powers of 10.