When Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps won a race by .01 of a second, we saw how significant a hundredth of a second can be! This series offers practice with decimals to build a solid understanding of the place value system.
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.
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.
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.