4.NF.C.7

Compare two decimals to hundredths by reasoning about their size. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two decimals refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions, e.g., by using a visual model.

 
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Comparing and Ordering Decimals using Money

4th Grade Math » Unit: Decimals
4th Grade Math » Unit: Decimals
Rose Monroe
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Using money can give the students a conceptual understanding of comparing and ordering money.

 
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using money to compare
   

Coloring Tiles - Decimal Designs

4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions and Decimals
4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions and Decimals
Melissa Romano
Helena, MT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students combine art and math to understand decimal notation for fractions, and compare decimal fractions.

 
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color tiles cover
   

Show Me The Money - Comparing Decimals

4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions and Decimals
4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions and Decimals
Melissa Romano
Helena, MT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students use coins as a way to compare decimals and make connections between money, decimals, and fractions

 
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decimal money cover
   

Comparing and Ordering Fractions and Decimals Task

4th Grade Math » Unit: Decimals
4th Grade Math » Unit: Decimals
Rose Monroe
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Models can help students compare and order fractions and decimals.

 
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fractions and decimals
   

Examining Decimal Patterns

4th Grade Math » Unit: Decimals
4th Grade Math » Unit: Decimals
Kara Nelson
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Using a decimal grid, students will identify, compare, and analyze decimal patterns.

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student analyzing decimals
   

Smallest to Largest - Ordering Decimals

4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions and Decimals
4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions and Decimals
Melissa Romano
Helena, MT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In this cooperative learning lesson, students play a math card game in order to compare and read decimals to the hundredths place.

 
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smallest to largest cover
   

Decimals on a Number Line

4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions and Decimals
4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions and Decimals
Melissa Romano
Helena, MT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson students use an inquiry approach to place decimals on a number line. This lesson requires students to use base ten blocks as decimal models in order to build conceptual understanding.

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number line
   

Comparing Decimals

4th Grade Math » Unit: Decimals
4th Grade Math » Unit: Decimals
Kara Nelson
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will categorize decimals based upon their relative sizes and then they will place the decimal cards on a number line.

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constructing number lines
   

Decimal War: Comparing Fractions Using Place Value

4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions 1: Understanding Equivalence in Fractions and Decimals
4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions 1: Understanding Equivalence in Fractions and Decimals
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students play a game of War to practice comparing decimals.

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it s
   

The Depth of Decimals: Comparing Using A Fractional Model

4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions 1: Understanding Equivalence in Fractions and Decimals
4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions 1: Understanding Equivalence in Fractions and Decimals
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Proving that a decimal is greater than another decimal is easy after an in depth discussion about common mistakes in thinking, strategies to keep us thinking correctly and having fun drawing on graph paper.

 
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proud work
   

Decimal Notation VS. Fractions

4th Grade Math » Unit: Number & Operations-Fractions
4th Grade Math » Unit: Number & Operations-Fractions
Carol Redfield
Jackson, MS
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson students will use a variety of skills to determine the underlying connections between fractions and decimals.

 
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notation
   

Comparing Decimals Using a Numberline

4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions 1: Understanding Equivalence in Fractions and Decimals
4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions 1: Understanding Equivalence in Fractions and Decimals
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students review strategies to compare decimals and then learn to plot the comparisons to prove their reasoning.

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number line
   

Quiz 2 Showing Our Understanding of Decimals

4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions 1: Understanding Equivalence in Fractions and Decimals
4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions 1: Understanding Equivalence in Fractions and Decimals
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

After making a human number line, students take a quiz designed to show deeper understanding of the meaning of decimals.

 
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quiz 2
Common Core Math
 
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