American Pi - Weather Activity - Adding and Subtracting Decimals with Estimation
This activity requires students to look up the precipitation levels for a given city. They then have to estimate the sums and compare the estimates with the actual sums.
This activity is tiered (1-low/mid, 3-high). Each level has more questions than the previous one. As the level increases, students are also required to do more calculations.
You can use this activity in class to ensure your students are all covering the same concept but at their individual levels of mastery.
Skills used: adding and subtracting decimals, word problems, comparing decimals, estimation