1. Decimal Number Sense

EXPLORESuggested Learning Intentions

- To understand decimal place value to the thousandths
- To understand the relative size of decimals

Sample Success Criteria

- I can describe decimal place value to thousandths
- I can explain and justify my solutions using a variety of manipulatives such as place value blocks, counters or decimats
- I can use my knowledge of place value to compare, order and round decimals

2. Adding and Subtracting Decimals

EXPLORESuggested Learning Intentions

- To solve decimal problems using rounding and estimation
- To use my understanding of place value to solve decimal problems

Sample Success Criteria

- I can round appropriately based on the context
- I can explain the reasonableness of my estimations when working with decimals
- I can rename decimals to assist with computation
- I can model my solution using manipulatives such as place value blocks or decimats
- I can apply my knowledge of addition and subtraction strategies when working with decimals

3. Multiplying and Dividing by Powers of 10

EXPLORESuggested Learning Intentions

- To understand that scientific notation can be used to describe infinitely large and infinitely small numbers
- To learn how to multiply and divide decimals using knowledge of place value in a base-10 system

Sample Success Criteria

- I can multiply and divide decimals by powers of 10 using written and mental strategies
- I can describe different kinds of numbers using scientific notations
- I can justify my thinking and solutions using manipulatives

4. Multiplying and Dividing Decimals

EXPLORESuggested Learning Intentions

- To recognise the appropriate operation when solving decimal problems in context
- To use my number sense when multiplying and dividing decimal problems

Sample Success Criteria

- I can select the operation and use effective strategies when solving decimal problems
- I can explain my thinking using pictures, diagrams and number sentences when solving decimal problems
- I can explain and justify my solutions using manipulatives or other representations of the mathematics