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Lesson 1: Exploring Decimal Place Value


Operations with Decimals and Percentages Unit Plan - Year 5 and Year 6 | Lesson 1 | 60 minutes


A 60 minute lesson in which students will revise decimal place value and compare, order and represent decimals.


Common Core State Standards alignment

Grade 5 > Standards for Mathematical Practice > Number & Operations in Base Ten > Understand the place value system > CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.NBT.A.1
Recognize that in a multi-digit number, a digit in one place represents 10 times as much as it represents in the place to its right and 1/10 of what it represents in the place to its left.

Grade 5 > Standards for Mathematical Practice > Number & Operations in Base Ten > Understand the place value system > CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.NBT.A.3
Read, write, and compare decimals to thousandths.

Grade 5 > Standards for Mathematical Practice > Number & Operations in Base Ten > Understand the place value system > CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.NBT.A.4
Use place value understanding to round decimals to any place.