1. These Lesson Plans explain different methods used to represent decimals. These representations include drawing a picture, using a number line, using words, using a place value chart, using the expanded decimal form, using the expanded fraction form, as decimal fractions, as an expression, and by using base-ten pieces.
2. Students will also practice breaking decimals into a sum of smaller parts. For example:
0.35 = 1 tenth plus 25 hundredths.
3. Fifth grade students work with decimals to the thousandths place.
4. These Lesson Plans include templates that allow teachers to modify and create additional practice problems for students.