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Decimals and Percentages

Decimals and Percentages

Decimals and Percentages by Scoilnet

Learn about decimals and percentages through interactive games and engaging activities.


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A Guide to Using Fractions, Percentages and Decimals

http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/toc_vol4.html Added: 12 Jan 2013 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment / Guide/notes

Understand and then challenge yourself. Problems and solutions. Some advertising on the site.

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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
Rights: All rights reserved
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Introduction to Percentages

http://www.mathsisfun.com/percentage.html Added: 11 Mar 2011 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game

This site introduces the user to the concept of percent. It takes them through a number of worked examples involving percentages and then lets them practice questions on their own.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Mathematics

Strand: 3. Numbers

Strand unit: 1. Number Systems (Integers/Fractions/BEMDAS)

Suggestions for use: The teacher can use this site as a teaching aid when introducing percentages and then use the questions at the end to test student understanding of what they have been taught.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Convert Decimals to Fractions to Percentages

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bit..._decimals_percentages/revise1.shtml Added: 12 Jan 2013 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Explains simply how to convert between all three ways of representing a value.

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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
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Introduction to Percentages

http://resources.hwb.wales.gov.uk/V...lly/percentages/eng/percentages.htm Added: 06 Nov 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Presentation / Simulation

This is a great starting point to explain what percentages are and where they are used. .

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
JC
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Decimals & Percentages

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • compare and order percentages of numbers
  • develop an understanding of simple percentages and relate them to fractions and decimals

Suggestions for use: Use animation to introduce percentages to students using the overhead projector. Ask students to think of where they would have seen percentages used before.

Strand: 3. Numbers

Strand unit: 1. Number Systems (Integers/Fractions/BEMDAS)

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Flash Game of Equivalence

http://www.ictgames.com/equivalence.html Added: 12 Jan 2013 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game

Decide where the percentages, decimals and fractions should hang from the number line.

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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
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

What Percent Does Each Decimal Represent

http://www.aaamath.com/pct61ex2.htm Added: 12 Jan 2013 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

A game which challenges you to state the equivalent value and keeps score.

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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
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Decention Maths game

http://www.mathplayground.com/Decention/Decention.html Added: 14 Jan 2013 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game

A game which challenges your knowledge of decimals, fractions and percentages.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Decimals & Percentages

Suggestions for use: Ideally suited to laptops / pc or tablets individually. Otherwise, shown on the IWB as groups or whole class

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

http://teachingimage.com/percentages-worksheets.php Added: 14 Jan 2013 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Collection of worksheets for the teacher to use based on fractions, decimals and percentages - answers included.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Decimals & Percentages

Suggestions for use: Print and challenge or else show on the IWB for the class to write from.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Teaching Resources for Fractions / Decimals / Percentages

http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/maths/contents_fractions.htm Added: 14 Jan 2013 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Scroll down to Fractions / Decimals / Percentages (combined) to find a collection of documents to use as resources.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Decimals & Percentages

Suggestions for use: Print and challenge or else show on the IWB for the class to write from.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Teaching Decimals on Pinterest

https://www.pinterest.com/di9802/teaching-decimals/ Added: 25 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Lesson Plan

Hand-picked collection of Pins for teaching decimals. Some resources relate to place value and fractions. Registration (free) is required to access resources.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Decimals & Percentages

Suggestions for use: This is for the teacher to decide what resource is required. Registration needed before downloading.

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Decimals & Percentages

Suggestions for use: This is for the teacher to decide what resource is required. Registration needed before downloading.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

World Book Web

Decimal System

Here is an article explaining the decimal system, it's origins and how to add, subtract, multiply and divide them.


Percentage

Here is an article about percentages, how to solve problems involving percentages and where percentages are used.

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