Adding and Subtracting Decimals Guided Notes with Doodles | Sketch Notes Lesson


Introduce adding and subtracting decimals with this Decimal Addition and Subtraction Guided Notes & Doodles resource, perfect for 5th and 6th grade math students. Contains 10 pages total including guided notes, practice color by code, maze and arithmetic worksheets, and a real-life math application. It works well as graphic organizers, scaffolded notes, and interactive notebooks. And it's artsy—if your students love color by number, color by code, or sketch notes, they'll love these lessons.

Why you'll love this

CCSS Standards: 5.NBT.B.7, 6.NS.B.3

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What's included:

  1. Guided notes. Teach the topic with these structured notes (adding and subtracting decimals). Integrates checks for understanding to verify your students are on the right track. - 1 page

  2. Practice worksheets. Maze, set of word problems, and color by code activity to practice decimal addition and subtraction - 3 pages

  3. Real-life application. Read and write about adding and subtracting decimals as applied to grocery shopping - 1 page

  4. Answer key. Included for all of the worksheets. - 5 pages

Great for:

  • Introductory Lessons

  • Reteaching & Review

  • Homework

  • Sub Plans

  • Quiz, Test & Exam Prep

What teachers say about my Guided Notes & Doodles lessons:

  • ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “Great resource and a different way to take notes. Students were engaged and used their notes to help them with solving problems later.” - Heather P.

  • ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “My students really enjoyed these notes. I needed an additional resource to reteach this material before our end of the year assessment, and this was perfect.” - Ashley H.

  • ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “I used this resource with students who typically struggle to remain engaged in mathematics. They remained very engaged and didn’t hesitate to fix mistakes and complete their work. Great resource!” - Carissa S.

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