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# Introduction to Decimals.

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Author: James Hart
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Overall objectives:

• Use decimal notation to represent tenths and hundredths.
• Introduce the correct terminology used when operating and problem solving using decimals.
• Compare, order and represent decimals.

This is an introductory tutorial.

The focus is to record, represent and compare decimals to two places. (Basic mathematics,)

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Tutorial

## Introduction slideshow.

A short introduction to decimals.

## Understanding decimals visually.

Use grid 1cm grid paper to create a 10 by 1o chart.

Allow the students to shade in 60 hundredths, then use iThoughts to brainstorm ideas for class discussion.

## Conclusion using Creative Book Builder.

After the class discussion allow the students to design and create a beginners handbook that would best assist new students to understand how decimals operate.

The students publish and share their books with younger students.