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Decimals and percentages: understanding, ordering and comparing
This guide provides a sequence of small steps for learning to represent values between whole numbers, from representing numbers to two decimal places using models through to ordering and comparing decimals and understanding percentages.
|Year level(s)||Year 4, Year 5, Year 6|
|Purpose||Teaching resource, Teaching strategies|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Questioning, Concrete Representational Abstract model, Explicit teaching|
|Keywords||decimals, decimal place, fractions, tenths, hundredths, thousandths, ordering, comparing, percentages, equivalence, equivalent, reasoning, problem-solving, rounding, explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Number, Build understanding|
|Topics||Decimals, Fractions, Percentage, Place value|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
ACMNA079 Recognise that the place value system can be extended to tenths and hundredths. Make connections between fractions and decimal notation
ACMNA104 Recognise that the place value system can be extended beyond hundredths
ACMNA131 Make connections between equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages
|National numeracy learning progression||
Operating with decimals
Operating with percentages - OwP1, OwP2, OwP3
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