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    Naming/Reading Decimals ~This 8 slide powerpoint teaches students how to read decimals, when to say "And" in a number, and teaches them a trick for knowing place value. We all struggle with pronouncing decimals correctly and we all want to say "point". These slides help know how to say decimals correctly.

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I'm glad I don't teach math, but I like this in case things change in the future. "Cowboy Method" for turning a fraction into a decimal. Good visual way to explain how the denominator divides into the numerator

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CCSS 5.NBT.3a and 5.NBT.3b This is a great tool to teach decimal place value names, reading and writing decimals, comparing numbers and expanded form vs standard. Tenths, hundredths, and thousandths are printed on separate sheets so you can copy them onto different colors and then cut the cards apart. You can create as many sets as you need. -Simone's Math Resources

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