Practice single step and multi-step decimal multiplication and division problems along with estimation through critical thinking with this math journal. Multiplication of two decimal numbers expressed through the thousandths. Division with a one digit divisor and a decimal dividend expressed through the thousandths. It covers VA SOLs 5.5a and 5.5b.
Includes six journal pages in which students must evaluate decimal multiplication and division problems and assess and correct common mistakes when working with multiplication and division of decimals expressed through the thousandths place.
- Journal 1- Evaluate and correct common mistakes with multiplication of decimal numbers. Estimate the product to show reasonableness then prove the exact answer using numbers, words, and/or visual representation.
- Journal 2- Evaluate and correct common mistakes with estimation of decimal division.
- Journal 3- Make the connection between multiplication and division by proving answers using inverse operations.
- Journal 4- Evaluate and solve division word problems by first writing an expression with a variable.
- Journal 5- Evaluate and correct common mistakes when solving multi-step word problems involving decimal numbers. (2 pages)
These journals go beyond basic practice as students evaluate the steps that must be taken to multiply or divide decimals and solve a word problem. Use in math centers, small groups, or as homework. Great for independent or partner work to facilitate interactive math talk in your classroom. Ready to print! Answer key included! NO PREP!
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