Decimals as Mixed Numbers

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A five-question interactive boosts scholars' knowledge of decimals and mixed numbers. Moveable base 10 blocks assist mathematicians in answering a series of multiple-choice and true or false questions. A discussion concludes the practice. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Enhance the learning experience—offer pupils actual base 10 blocks for a more tactile approach
  • Assign question five on a classroom blog, direct pupils to respond to the post and reply to at least one peer 
  • Send the link home to offer class members extra practice outside of school 
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils should be familiar with decimals, mixed numbers, and manipulating base 10 blocks 
  • The model needs to be reset between questions
  • Create a free CK-12 account to access the interactive 
Pros

  • Blocks are different colors to signify different quantities 
  • Provides instant feedback after responses are chosen
  • Offers additional information about the concept and hints to solve problems 
Cons

  • The tool is not helpful for most of the questions
Common Core