Discovering Decimals offers a variety of easy decimal activities for the cooperative classroom. The activities are simple to implement and many involve manipulatives and calculators. Some of the activities are designed to enhance computation skills and others focus primarily on problem solving. All of the activities, through their cooperative nature, promote communication and confidence in mathematical ability.
This book has ready-to-use cooperative activities and photocopiable master copies for teaching every decimal concept:
Understanding, reading and writing, comparing and ordering, placing, rounding, estimating, adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, converting decimals into fractions and percents, and solving real-life decimal problems.
Base 10 manipulatives are incorporated in the activities to teach for understanding.