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Students explore decimals. They study place value, decimals and fractional equivalents, and the process of adding and subtracting decimals. After a teacher demonstration, students practice writing and comparing decimals with fractions. They add and subtract decimal numbers.
Ordering numbers just got physical! Learners practice putting numbers in sequence, both in fraction and decimal form. To begin, they line up in birthday order and discuss the difference between ascending and descending. They are then given cards with fractions, decimals, or a combination of both, some of which are equivalent. After more practice at their desks, individuals discuss their thinking as they sequenced a set of numbers.
Eighth graders examine how to convert percents to decimals, fractions to decimals, and fractions to percents. They complete a table as the complete the conversions including converting powers to whole numbers, and numbers to scientific notation. Finally, they complete a student practice sheet independently working with all of the conversion concepts.
Eighth graders review fractions, decimals, percents, powers, and scientific notation. They convert percents to decimals and decimals to percents. They convert fractions to decimals and solve division problems. They convert fractions to percents and create a table of different forms of the same number. They solve word problems with percents and decimals.
Small groups work together to brainstorm ways we communicate decimals. They practice using word form, expanded form, and standard form, as well as fractions, money, and percentages. They sort word cards, matching decimals expressed in standard, word, and expanded form. Includes links to interactive games, word cards and charts for sorting, an online self-check quiz, exit tickets, and more.