Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

Spring Progress Monitoring and Instructional Strategies for 5.NBT.7

Students cannot add/subtract/multiply/divide decimals to the hundredths using multiple strategies.  


​Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.  (5.NBT.7)
Progress Monitoring-

  • Provide student with a variety of problem types involving decimals and note their solution strategies.  

Instructional Strategies:

  • Number Talks by Sherry Parish.  Adapt numbers to include decimals for number choices.
  • Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics (Grades 3-5) by John Van de Walle. Chapter 7, “Where does the Decimal go?”
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