Introduction to decimals

This resource pack introduces working with decimals at year 5 and year 6. It is intended for use over several introductory sessions or to consolidate work involving decimals.

This resource pack will enable a teacher to:

  • demonstrate and reinforce the concept of "beyond the decimal point": tenths and hundredths
  • highlight how to order decimals
  • introduce the addition and subtraction of decimals
  • develop pupils' ability to solve word problems involving decimals

The activities cover sections 2.5 and 6 of Number in the mathematics Welsh Curriculum.

Starter activity part 1

Starter activity part 2

Main session part 1

Main session part 2

Main session part 3

Main session part 4


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