Y5 Maths

Year 5 Adding Same Decimal Places

This Year 5 Adding – Same Decimal Places lesson covers the prior learning of adding decimals when crossing the whole and adding two 4-digit numbers with multiple exchanges, before moving onto the main skill of adding decimals with the same decimal places.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for the steps here and here. The interactive lesson slides recap the prior learning before moving on to the main skill. Children can then practise further by completing the activities and can extend their learning by completing an engaging extension task.

National Curriculum Objective
Mathematics Year 5: (5F10) Solve problems involving number up to 3dp.
Mathematics Year 5: (5M9a) Use all four operations to solve problems involving measure [for example, length, mass, volume, money] using decimal notation, including scaling

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These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of adding decimals when crossing the whole and adding two 4-digit numbers with multiple exchange, before moving onto the main skill of adding same decimal places. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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Video Tutorial

Jade uses a place value chart to demonstrate addition with an exchange in this Adding Same Decimal Places Video Tutorial. She uses place value terminology: ones, tenths, hundredths and thousandths.

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This worksheet recaps prior learning of adding decimals when crossing the whole and adding two 4-digit numbers with multiple exchanges, before moving onto the main skill of adding decimals with the same decimal places.

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For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Interactive Activity

This Add 4-Digit Numbers Game provides an opportunity for pupils to practise adding two 4-digit numbers where an exchange takes place.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Add More Than 4 Digits Game comprises five questions designed to consolidate pupils' understanding of adding together numbers with more than four digits.

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Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of adding same decimal places.

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Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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This Year 5 Adding Same Decimal Places Game checks pupils' understanding of adding together decimals which have the same number of decimal places.

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Extension

This adding same decimal places extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the adding same decimal places lesson.

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This Year 5 Adding - Same Decimal Places Maths Challenge checks pupils' understanding of adding decimals with the same number of decimal places.