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Common Core: Decimals & Fractions Using Models and Manipulatives

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Students will explore the relationships between whole numbers, fractions, and decimals using familiar models--money and base-ten blocks. This 52-page unit contains 6 pages of instructional suggestions along with the following:

• 2 place value mats (money and base-10 blocks)
• student instruction cards for 11 different activities
• workstation cards for money amounts to use with the money place value mat
• fraction/decimal cards to use with the base-10 block place value mat
• 21 sets of cards showing 4 representations (decimal, mixed number, expanded form, model) of each number (84 cards total)
• Bingo game for whole class or workstation use
• I Have/Who Has game for whole class or workstation use
• a flexible performance assessment
• 4 number charts for exploring hundred chart-type patterns with both whole numbers and decimals

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Common Core Alignment
5.NBT.1--Recognize that in a multi-digit number, a digit in one place represents 10 times as much as it represents in the place to is right and 1/10 of what it represents in the place to its left
5.NBT.3--Read and write decimals to thousandths using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form

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On  November 16, 2013,  Rosalinda N. asked:
Can this unit apply to the TEKS?
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On  November 16, 2013Math Coach's Corner answered:
Absolutely!! I actually created it for my 5th grade teachers, and we're in Texas. I just correlate to CC because it is so much more widely used. There are a lot of commonalities between the TEKS and CC, especially the new TEKS!
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On  October 31, 2013Math Coach's Corner answered:
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Common Core: Decimals & Fractions Using Models and Manipulatives
Common Core: Decimals & Fractions Using Models and Manipulatives
Common Core: Decimals & Fractions Using Models and Manipulatives
Common Core: Decimals & Fractions Using Models and Manipulatives