Y5 Maths

Order and Compare Decimals Lesson

This Year 5 Order and Compare Decimals lesson covers the prior learning of ordering decimals and comparing decimals, before moving onto the main skill of ordering and comparing decimals up to thousandths.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for those 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: (5F8) Read, write, order and compare numbers with up to three decimal places

Mathematics Year 5: (5F10) Solve problems involving number up to three decimal places

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of ordering decimals and comparing decimals, before moving onto the main skill of rounding to the nearest 10. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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Lesson Slides

These are the same as the lesson slides on Classroom Secrets. You can assign this as an activity for pupils to access individually in school or remotely from home.

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Video Tutorial

Jade uses a number line to compare and order decimals in this Order and Compare Decimals Video Tutorial. She also uses decimals in context of measurement to support pupils’ understanding.

1 Prior Learning

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This Year 5 Order and Compare Decimals lesson covers the prior learning of ordering decimals and comparing decimals, before moving onto the main skill of ordering and comparing decimals up to thousandths.

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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 Year 4 Order Decimals Game includes five questions designed to check pupils’ understanding of how to order decimal numbers with up to 2 decimal places.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 4 Compare Decimals Game includes five questions designed to test pupils’ understanding of tenths and hundredths.

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Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of rounding to the nearest 10.

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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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Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Order and Compare Decimals Game is designed to checks pupils’ understanding of comparing and ordering decimals using a variety of representations.

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Extension

This round to the nearest 10 extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the round to the nearest 10 lesson.

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This Year 5 Read, Write, Order and Compare Decimals Maths Challenge has been designed to help develop pupils’ problem-solving skills using their knowledge of decimal numbers.