"Use the four operations to solve word problems involving distances, intervals of time, liquid volumes, masses of objects, and money, including problems involving simple fractions or decimals, and problems that require expressing measurements given in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Represent measurement quantities using diagrams such as number line diagrams that feature a measurement scale."
These lesson plans can help students practise this Common Core State Standards skill.
Teach your students about keeping on budget with this fun holiday-based lesson. Students will add decimals in a real-life application as they choose gifts for friends and family without breaking the bank.
Students will learn to convert metric units by applying concepts in word problems. Exercises and worksheets incorporate length (meters), and optional practise offers more instructions on mass (grams) and volume (liters).
This lesson helps students break down the different components of a word problem with decimals so that English Learners can succeed in solving them. Use it on its own or as support for the lesson Giving Gifts: All About Decimals.