Using Decimal Benchmarks
Students demonstrate some common operations done while using fractions based upon mathematical standards. They are also changing common fractions to decimals with estimation skills and the use of a calculator.
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Micro-Geography of the Number Line
Young mathematicians dive into the number line to discover decimals and how the numbers infinitely get smaller in between. They click the zoom button a few times and learn that the number line doesn't just stop at integers. Includes a...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Ratios and Proportional Relationship
This comprehensive unit on proportional thinking is an excellent resource for any middle-school math class, whether added wholesale to the curriculum or used to supplement existing material. Lead-in problems and activities culminate in a...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Representing and Interpreting Proportional Relationships
The class gets valuable practice evaluating and analyzing linear relationship in this group of activities. Interpreting rate of change in algebraic and graphical ways is presented in a non-intimidating and natural way, using realistic...
7th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Compare Decimals Using an Open Number Line
Learn a new tactic for comparing decimals: the open number line! This is the final video in a five-part series on reading and writing decimals to the thousandths. Beginning with a review of greater than, less than, and equal symbols, the...
5 mins 4th - 6th Math CCSS: Designed