Reflection: Vertical Alignment Comparing Decimals Using a Numberline - Section 2: Grasping the Numberline and Comparing

 

In yesterday's Decimal War game, we got more comfortable with different decimals, thinking about where the numbers fit on our human number line. But today, students would have to practice what would be expected on a State exam, such as Smarter Balance, or P.A.R.C. This skill will also carry into science and other real life/work situations making them career and college ready as CCSS expects. So the two lessons taught in sequential order is a method for deepening their understanding. I love how CCSS allows me to design my lessons to allow a connecting thread that makes learning and their education so meaningful.

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Comparing Decimals Using a Numberline

Unit 6: Fractions 1: Understanding Equivalence in Fractions and Decimals
Lesson 10 of 12

Objective: SWBAT use place value and a numberline to compare decimal numbers to the hundredths place.

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

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Math, Decimals, Number Sense and Operations, Place Value, Fractions, comparing decimals on a numberline, value
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