Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Comparing and Ordering Decimals using Money - Section 3: Closure

 

Using money to compare and order decimals gave the students a conceptual understanding of the skill.  Students know money!  As teachers, if we use resources that the students can relate to, it helps make the lesson more interesting.  The students are excited to participate in the lesson.  Once we gain their attention, we can guide the students to the understanding that we want them to gain.

  Using Money to Learn Decimals
  Developing a Conceptual Understanding: Using Money to Learn Decimals
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Comparing and Ordering Decimals using Money

Unit 7: Decimals
Lesson 2 of 8

Objective: SWBAT compare and order decimals by using money.

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

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