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. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for the step 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: (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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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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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 Understand Thousandths activity checks pupils’ understanding of the value of thousandths.

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Worksheet

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

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Extension

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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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.

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