Prefixes - Math Prefixes milli, centi, deci, deca, hecto and kilo - PDF & EASEL

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Are you looking for a way to build the essential math vocabulary to deepen your students' understanding of the number system and the metric system? Powers of Ten Prefixes will help you do just that! This unit includes a full week of engaging activities, games and practice pages to teach students the prefixes kilo, hecto, deca, deci, centi and milli. Perfect for ELLs or for any student who needs to increase their math vocabulary!

This resource includes both a PDF to print AND the EASEL version!

The unit focuses on the Greek and Latin prefixes that make up our number system and the metric system with engaging activities like Would you Rather? Task, Cards, a Word Sort and Beat the Clock! It also includes printable Practice Pages and an assessment! Everything you need for a great week of vocabulary instruction is included!

Your students will be engaged with the math vocabulary and get plenty of practice speaking, reading and writing these key math terms. Along the way, they will deepen their understanding of this math content and how prefixes can change the meaning of root words!


Students practice the following prefixes: milli, centi, deci, deca, hecto and kilo.

You get:

  1. A silly story to provide context for the target words
  2. Sorting Activity (with a bonus challenge!)
  3. Would you Rather? Task Cards
  4. Beat the Clock practice activity
  5. Three Student practice sheets
  6. One student Reference sheet
  7. Assessment
  8. Lesson plans for you
  9. Answer keys for everything!

Everything you need to teach milli, centi, deci, deca, hecto and kilo is included - just print, teach, and enjoy!

For a blog post that dives more deeply into one of the strategies in this unit, check out MsCottonsCorner.com!

For a unit that focuses on Greek and Latin Number prefixes like uni, mono, tri and penta, check out this unit:

Prefix Power - Teach Greek and Latin Number Prefixes!

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Total Pages
35 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.
Use combined knowledge of all letter-sound correspondences, syllabication patterns, and morphology (e.g., roots and affixes) to read accurately unfamiliar multisyllabic words in context and out of context.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

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