This is a math unit that goes through the basics of using decimals. It is a great basic introduction for functional academic middle, high school, or adult education students. It can also serve as a great review for elementary or learning disabled students. It uses a conceptual approach paired with repeated practice opportunities.
There are 9 lessons (including a review and a test). The lessons are designed to be finished within a week, but teachers can adjust the length as needed.
Each lesson contains a teaching component, exploration activities, opportunities for repeated practice, extension activities, and teacher answer keys.
The progression of lessons are as follows
1) Place Value - Hundreds, tens, ones, tenths
2) Place Value - Tenths, Hundredths, Thousandths
3) Greater and Less Than
4) Ordering Decimals
5) Rounding Decimals
6) Add & Subtract Decimals
7) Multiply & Divide Decimals
*This unit was designed for visually impaired, learning disabled students, but teachers can adjust the lessons as needed.