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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.

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Year level(s) Year 4, Year 5, Year 6
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Teaching strategies
Format Downloadable resources
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

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
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 - OwD1, OwD2
Operating with percentages - OwP1, OwP2, OwP3

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