Decimals on a Number Line

Unit 11: Fractions and Decimals
Lesson 3 of 5

Objective: SWBAT use decimal notation for fractions with denominators 10 or 100 and rewrite 0.62 as 62/100 while placing decimals on a number line.

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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Math, Decimals, Number Sense and Operations, Fractions, modeling, inquiry, conceptual understanding, Base Ten Blocks
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