Place value: Year 5 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 5 is for the topic of Place value. Students extend understanding of place value by interpreting, comparing and ordering decimal numbers including tenths, hundredths, thousandths and beyond. Students apply multiplicative thinking to explain and model the relationship between consecutive places (e.g. one tenth is equivalent to 10 hundredths and 100 thousandths).

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 5
Audience Teacher
Purpose Planning support, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies, Student task, Home practice tasks
Format Web page
Keywords lesson plans, assessment task, teaching strategies, pedagogies, Australian Curriculum, learning from home, misconceptions

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Number
Topics Properties of number, Place value
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Interpret, compare and order numbers with more than 2 decimal places, including numbers greater than one, using place value understanding; represent these on a number line

Numeracy progression Number and place value (P8)

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