Friday, September 30, 2016

Teaching Operations with Decimals {Grade 6}

Operations with decimals is an important skill for every student to master. Just think of the multiple ways you use decimals every day! Money, time, food, travelling, measurement and the list goes on. Almost everything that can be measured, can be measured with decimals. That's a lot of decimals! Decimals help us to be precise and exact when measuring. Being able to use operations with decimals correctly is important for everyone to master, especially your building contractor! Here are some fun ways to learn and review operations with decimals:

Math Stations: Operations with Decimals
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This math station activity is intended to help students understand how to fluently divide multi-digit numbers, and to fluently add, subtract, multiply, and divide multi-digit decimals using the standard algorithm for each operation.   
Included are:
-6 different stations to engage students
-Teacher facilitated activity for 60-90 minutes of classroom time
-Stations include:
1. Vocabulary
2. Technology (Need classroom computers & internet access to ixl.com)
3. Practice of Decimal Operations
4. Additional Practice of Decimal Operations
5. Real World applications of Decimals
6. Word problems of Decimal Operations
-Student Station Guide helps students record their answers
-ALL ANSWER KEYS included

Interactive Math Notebook: Operations with Decimals {Grade 6}
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These interactive notebook activities are intended to help students understand how to fluently divide multi-digit numbers, and to fluently add, subtract, multiply, and divide multi-digit decimals using the standard algorithm for each operation. 
Included are:
-4 different Decimals activities to engage students
-Teacher facilitated activity for 60-90 minutes of classroom time
-Activities include: Vocabulary, Practice of writing Decimals, Adding & Subtracting Decimals, and Multiplying & Dividing Decimals.
-Examples of Completed Interactive Math Notebook Activities are included

October NO PREP Math Packet - 6th Grade
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This October Math NO PREP packet that will keep your sixth graders engaged! This packet is just plain fun. Not only is it PACKED with sixth-grade common core math problems, it also gives students fun coloring, puzzles, and problem solving. Use this packet for bellwork, classwork, extra credit, fast finishers, or homework!

Teaching decimals can be fun and engaging for students to learn, refresh, or review. Using manipulatives, activities, games, or worksheets can be helpful. Keep them actively engaged in the process and their learning gains will increase.

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