# Unit 1: Place Value & Decimal Operations

## Overview

Ever wondered how to teach decimal place value and operations with decimals in an engaging way to your 6th-grade students?

In this unit plan, students will first learn about the decimal place value system, including identifying place value up to thousandths, converting between forms, rounding, ordering, and comparing decimals. They will then progress to adding, subtracting, multiplying decimals by whole numbers and decimals, and dividing decimals by whole numbers using decimal long division.

Each lesson helps students master the unit through pixel art activities, interactive guided notes, and real-life examples exploring the practical applications of decimals. It's an exciting way to teach place value and decimals while comprehensively meeting the 6th-grade Common Core Standards.

## Get the Unit Materials

### Decimal Place Value & Decimal Operations Guided Notes BUNDLE | 6th Grade CCSS

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## Learning Objectives

After this unit, students will be able to:

• Identify and explain the place value of digits up to thousandths in the decimal place value system.

• Convert decimals between standard form and expanded form.

• Round decimals to a specified place value.

• Order decimals from least to greatest and greatest to least.

• Compare decimals using the symbols <, >, and =.

• Add and subtract decimals accurately using the correct place values.

• Multiply decimals by whole numbers and decimals with precision.

• Divide decimals by whole numbers using the decimal long division method.

## Prerequisites

Before this unit, students should be familiar with:

• Basic understanding of place value in whole numbers

• Rounding whole numbers

• Addition and subtraction of whole numbers

• Multiplication and division of whole numbers

• Understanding of fractions and decimals, including equivalency and comparison

## Key Vocabulary

• Decimal Place Value

• Standard Form

• Expanded Form

• Rounding

• Ordering

• Comparing

• Decimal

• Long Division

## Extensions

#### Decimal Place Value Decimal Operations 5th 6th Grade Math Warm Ups Bell Ringers

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Get your 5th and 6th graders fired up for math with our Decimal Place Value and Decimal Operations Warm Ups! This printable PDF features 19 engaging activities focusing on decimal place value, rounding, and operations to boost daily practice and spiral review. Aligned with key standards like CCSS 5.NBT.A.4 and CCSS 6.NS.B.2, these bell ringers make learning fun with creative challenges and icebreakers. Perfect for quick test prep, your students will love starting class with these thought-provoking exercises!

#### Place Value & Decimals Pixel Art Unit BUNDLE | 6th Grade CCSS

\$13.99

Students practice place value and decimals, including identifying whole number and decimal place value, identifying magnitude of decimal place value as you move left or right of a multi-digit number, compare decimal place value, and decimal operations including adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals in this 6th Grade Place Value & Decimals Pixel Art Unit Bundle. Contains 5 products with 11 pixel art activities total for a complete 6th grade Common Core place value and decimals unit.