Y5 Maths

Thousandths as Decimals Lesson

This Year 5 Thousandths as Decimals lesson covers the prior learning of understanding thousandths, before moving onto the main skill of representing decimals with up to 3 decimal places in different ways.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. 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: (5F6b) Recognise and use thousandths and relate them to tenths, hundredths and decimal equivalents

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of understanding thousandths, before moving onto the main skill of thousandths as decimals. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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Modelling Powerpoint

Modelling Powerpoint

This powerpoint can be used to model the questions that the children will complete on the Varied Fluency and Reasoning & Problem Solving worksheets as part of this lesson.

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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 place value chart and a number line to support pupils' understanding of the relationship between fractions and decimals in this Thousandths as Decimals Video Tutorial.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of understanding thousandths, before moving onto the main skill of representing decimals with up to 3 decimal places in different ways.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Understand Thousandths activity checks pupils’ understanding of the value of thousandths.

2 Varied Fluency

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet includes differentiated varied fluency questions for pupils to practise interpreting and using negative numbers in context.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Thousandths as Decimals activity checks pupils' understanding of recognising and recording thousandths as decimals.

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This thousandths as decimals extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the thousandths as decimals lesson.

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Mixed Practice

Mixed Practice

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of thousandths as decimals.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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Discussion Problem

Discussion Problem

This equivalent fractions Discussion Problems includes two discussion problems which can be used in pairs or small groups to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in this lesson.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Thousandths as Decimals Maths Challenge checks pupils’ ability to represent thousandths as decimals.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Understand Thousandths Maths Challenge checks pupils' understanding of thousandths and how to apply this to writing decimals with up to three decimal places.

2 Homework

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency and reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

2 Additional Activities

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Consolidation Pack

Consolidation Pack

These Decimals worksheets are fantastic at helping your pupils practice their reasoning and problem solving skills. This pack contains two different question types for Year 5 Spring Block 3.

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Spring week 11 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets