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# Exploring Decimals and Percentages with 5th and 6th Class Learning Path

By PDST

This Learning Path, suitable for 5th and 6th class, supports the exploration of Decimals and Percentages through a series of challenges, tasks, videos and activities.
7 resources in this Learning Path

1

### Place Value, Decimals & Percentages: Teacher's Manual - PDST Numeracy

This manual has been designed by members of the Professional Development Service for Teachers. The aim of this resource is to assist teachers in teaching the strand units of Place Value (1st to 6th class), Decimals (3rd to 6th class) and Percentages (5th and 6th class).

1-2 3-4 5-6 Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

1-2
3-4
5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Place Value

Suggestions for use: Teacher handbook for place value.

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Place Value

Suggestions for use: Teacher handbook for place value.

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Decimals

Suggestions for use: Teacher handbook for decimals.

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Place Value

Suggestions for use: Teacher handbook for place value.

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Decimals & Percentages

Suggestions for use: Teacher handbook for decimals & percentages

Asset type:
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-Noncommercial Share Alike Creative Commons
Special Needs:

2

### View decimals, fractions and percentages as a representation of each other

http://www.mathsisfun.com/decimal-fraction-percentage.html Added: 12 Jan 2013 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Ideal for start of exploration. Visually represents ways of showing similar values.

5-6 Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Decimals & Percentages

Suggestions for use: Individually on laptops, pc or tablets would be best, if that is not possible then the IWB would suffice.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

3

### Matching Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

https://nrich.maths.org/1249 Added: 25 Mar 2020 Contributor: Siobhán Ní Threasaigh Resource type:

Matching Fractions, Decimals and Percentages Game

5-6 Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Decimals & Percentages

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

4

### Set of 30 'Follow Me' Percentage cards

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/maths/fractionsc.htm Added: 25 Apr 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment / Game

Each child is given a card. Each card has an answer and a question on it. For example, I have 10. What is 25% of 20. Each child sits down when they give their answer. Ideal as a mental/oral starter.

5-6 Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Decimals & Percentages

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

5

### Decimal Demonstrator

http://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/decimalDemonstrator/ Added: 25 Mar 2020 Contributor: Siobhán Ní Threasaigh Resource type:

An interactive place value and decimals display

3-4 Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Decimals

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

6

### Would You Rather?

https://nrich.maths.org/1118 Added: 25 Mar 2020 Contributor: Siobhán Ní Threasaigh Resource type:

Challenge: Figure out which percentage you would rather.

5-6 Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Decimals & Percentages

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

7

Marilyn Burns discusses teaching decimals in her maths blog

3-4 5-6 Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Decimals

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Decimals & Percentages

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

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