Unit 2: Whole Number & Decimal Operations

Overview

Ever wondered how to teach whole number and decimal operations in an engaging way to your 5th-grade students?

In this unit plan, students will first learn about dividing multi-digit whole numbers. Later on, they will build on this knowledge by practicing multiplication of multi-digit whole numbers. Lastly, they will delve into adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals.

Each lesson helps students master the unit through artistic, interactive guided notes, check for understanding, and culminates with a real-life example that explores how decimals are used in day-to-day scenarios.

It's an exciting way to teach whole number and decimal operations while comprehensively meeting 5th-grade standards.

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Whole Number and Decimal Operations Guided Notes Unit Bundle | 5th Grade CCSS

Whole Number and Decimal Operations Guided Notes Unit Bundle | 5th Grade CCSS

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Learning Objectives

After this unit, students will be able to:

  • Divide multi-digit whole numbers using long division with up to four-digit dividends and two-digit divisors

  • Multiply multi-digit whole numbers, including 1-digit, 2-digit, and 3-digit numbers

  • Add and subtract decimals by lining up the decimal points

  • Multiply decimals by whole numbers and decimals

  • Divide decimals by whole numbers using decimal long division

Prerequisites

Before this unit, students should be familiar with:

  • Performing addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers

  • Understanding place value up to the thousandths place

  • Knowledge of basic multiplication facts up to 12

  • Understanding of the concepts of factors, multiples, and prime numbers

  • Basic familiarity with fractions and decimals (tenths and hundredths)

Materials

Key Vocabulary

  • Dividend

  • Divisor

  • Decimal Point

  • Long Division

  • Product

  • Decimal

  • Quotient

  • Multiplication

Lesson Map

Extensions

Whole Number & Decimal Operations Pixel Art Unit BUNDLE | 5th Grade CCSS

Whole Number & Decimal Operations Pixel Art Unit BUNDLE | 5th Grade CCSS

$12.99

Students practice whole number and decimal operations including multiplying and dividing multi-digit whole numbers, adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing decimals, and solving decimal operations word problems with this 5th Grade CCSS Whole Number & Decimal Operations Pixel Art Unit Bundle. Contains 6 products with 12 pixel art activities total for a full 5th grade Common Core number operations unit.

These self-checking Google Sheets give students instant feedback. Incorrect answers are highlighted in red, and correct answers turn green and unlock parts of a mystery picture. They’re easy to assign, keep students engaged, and free up your time for differentiation and more.

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Unit 1

Decimal Place Value & Powers of 10

Unit 3

Numerical Expressions & Patterns

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