Expanded Form: Reading and Writing Decimals Through the Thousandths Place
5th Grade• 1 Hour Lesson
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Subject: Math, Numbers and Operations in Base Ten
Skills: Decimal Place Value Through the Thousandths Place: Value of Digits and Expanded Form
File Type: PDF Document
Materials Needed: blank paper (2-3 pieces per student), pencils, and document camera or whiteboard
Printable Resources: Optional: “Exit Slips” (as an optional assessment component) (1 copy per student); Optional: “Reading and Writing Decimals: Expanded Form” (1 copy per student)
Lesson Plan Description
Fifth Grade 1 hour lesson addressing Numbers in Base-Ten: decimal place value through the thousandths place, expanded form, and comparing decimals (5.NBT.3). This lesson includes: key place value vocabulary, helpful student notes for reference, guided and independent practice of reading and writing decimals in a variety of forms including expanded form. Students will read and write decimals to the thousandths place in word form and base-ten numerals. They will also practice writing decimals in expanded form through the thousandths place.
**The content of this lesson is derived from a portion of the Half Day Lesson Plan: Place Value Through the Thousandths Place: Expanded Form and Comparing Decimals. Purchasing both this 1 hour and the half day plan, will result in duplicate content.