Reflection: Connection to Prior Knowledge Adding and Subtracting Decimals - Section 2: Reading Decimals

 

My students did need this quick review.  The common mistakes were forgetting zeros and confusing decimal place values.  For instance, a few students for number two wrote 8,253,28,000 or 8,253,280,000.  When I saw these mistakes I read the number out loud and usually they caught their mistake.  For a few students I needed to remind them that when we are reading whole numbers, we read the numbers regularly and then say the place value when we get to the comma.  

  Reading Decimals
  Connection to Prior Knowledge: Reading Decimals
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Adding and Subtracting Decimals

Unit 2: The College Project - Working with Decimals
Lesson 3 of 16

Objective: SWBAT: • Read and write decimals to the thousandths • Compare decimals • Add and subtract decimals

Big Idea: How do you add and subtract decimals? Students use estimates and work on strategies for adding and subtracting decimals.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, Decimals, 6th grade, master teacher project, adding decimals, subtracting decimals
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