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Other

Description:

This lesson features three activities to promote number sense with large numbers, fractions, and decimal operations. In the first activity, students use proportional reasoning to determine whether $1 million in $1 bills would fit in a suitcase and how much it would weigh. In the second activity, students use circular regions to develop their sense of the relative sizes of fractions between 0 and 1. In the third activity, students play a game that develops their sense of the effect that operations with decimal numbers have on the size of the answer.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Fractions,Operations,Number and operations,Middle School,NSDL,Comparison of numbers,Grade 8,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Grade 6,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Number sense,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184050534T,Mathematics,Decimals,Arithmetic,Grade 7

Language:

English

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