Decimals Game - Reading and Comparing decimals to the tenths and hundredths
This game has a cash register/shopping theme. The cards have adorable cash registers displaying the decimal to compare.
These game cards can be used in a variety of ways: play the game war, work with students in a small group simply reading the decimals, give students two cards to add up or subtract, draw a card and read it properly, and whatever else you can think of.
Directions are given for the 'war' game: Place the stack of cash registers face down in between the two students. Each person will draw a card. They will each read their decimal aloud. They should not read it as if it were money. They will read it as a decimal only. For example, if the card says 2.35, they will NOT say, Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½2 dollars and 35 centsÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½. They will say, Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½2 and 35 hundredthsÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½. This is to help students learn the actual places.
They will compare the two decimals on the cards. The person with the largest decimal gets to keep the two cards. The person with the most cards wins the game.
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