Finding & Correcting Mistakes – Decimals
Each of the problems has been solved, but the solutions contain mistakes! It’s the student’s job to find the mistakes, explain them, and correct them. This kind of analysis will help students pay attention to the way problems are solved and help them isolate the kinds of mistakes they make themselves.
8 problems that include all operations with decimals
Use with small groups, during guided math, in tutoring or invention, and in centers
This activity includes clear and concise teacher directions, an answer key, and conversation starters that give students what they need to have meaningful academic discussions.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written me...
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