Looking for a fun interactive teaching idea for comparing decimal numbers? Well look no further as Comparing Decimals to Thousandths Task Cards, for CCSS 5.NBT.3, will serve as an exciting lesson plan for 5th grade elementary school classrooms. This is a great resource to incorporate into your unit as a guided math center rotation, math station, review scoot game exercise, small group work and for an intervention or remediation. It can be also used as a quiz, drill, test, or assessment tool to help determine student mastery of the learning target. Whether a student is homeschooled or given this as a homework assignment, kids will also love working on these at home to improve their skills.
This comparing decimals task card set includes 32 colorful cards and an answer key. These come as pdf printable sheets that can be printed on card stock and laminated for long-term use. As a suggestion, store them in a sealable gallon storage bag and place them in a tub or bin for students to use throughout the year for enrichment when they finish early.
For these comparing decimals cards, students are given two decimal numbers to the thousandths place and must determine if the first number is greater than, less than, or equal to the second number. By solving the problems, students can gain confidence in an important and sometimes challenging skill. Your 5th graders will love to practice and learn to develop strategies about comparing decimal place value to thousandths using greater than, less than, or equal to ( >, <, = ) symbols!
I hope you download and enjoy this engaging hands-on manipulative activity with your students!
Relevant Grade 5 Common Core Standard 5.NBT.A.3.B
Compare two decimals to thousandths based on meanings of the digits in each place, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.
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