Primary maths: Decimals

Delve into the world of decimals with your KS2 students using this hand-picked selection of lesson ideas, activities and games

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Primary Pupils Tackling Decimals In Their Primary Maths Lesson

Delve into the world of decimals with this engaging collection of ready-to-use resources

Before getting to grips with converting decimals, percentages and fractions, it’s important to give your class a solid understanding of how decimals work in their own right. That’s why we’ve selected some of the very best approaches to teaching decimals, all created by the Tes community. What are you waiting for?

Understanding decimals

Introduction to decimals
alexsabella

Introduction to decimals

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This is a set of resources I designed for a low ability year 7 group I teach to introduce the concept of decimals and their size and different ways of displaying them. I focus mainly on one and two decimal place numbers. It could lead to work on ordering decimals. The student sheet is designed for...
Rounding decimals
JFPerry

Rounding decimals

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Powerpoint and worksheet for students that will pick up rounding to decimal places easily. Lesson covers 1dp and 2dp, touches on estimation and includes a code breaker worksheet. Answer sheet for worksheet included.
Decimals
Scott Versace

Decimals

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A one-page worksheet covering the values of tenths, hundredths and thousandths. Four activities: 1. Writing decimals in words. 2. Writing value of underlined digit. 3. Write a decimal fraction between... 4. Order these decimals. Enjoy.
Fraction, Decimal & Percentage | Matching Activity
LittleStreams

Fraction, Decimal & Percentage | Matching Activity

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This fraction, decimal and percentage matching puzzle is a fun way to test students ability convert between fractions, decimals and percentages. It contains 32 puzzles including all base fractions up to nine-tenths, and also includes a bonus ten-tenths to test understanding of a whole. It is desig...
Rounding Decimals KS2
Magictrickster

Rounding Decimals KS2

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A bright and stimulating Powerpoint to explain Rounding Decimals. This powerpoint has 18 slides (Including one title and one end slide). Designed for KS2. This covers: Rounding Decimals Rounding to the Nearest Whole Number Rounding to One Decimal Place Rounding to Two Decimal Places Included are...
KS2/KS3 Maths: Place Value and Ordering Decimals
Fintan Douglas

KS2/KS3 Maths: Place Value and Ordering Decimals

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1\. Includes a PowerPoint and a worksheet designed to allow all pupils make progress and grain a full understanding of decimal place value. 2\. Decimal place value: Tenths, hundredths and thousandths. 3\. Highly visual approach to teaching and learning decimal place value.

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KS2 Maths (Decimal Arithmetic)
Maths4Everyone

KS2 Maths (Decimal Arithmetic)

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These topic-focused SATs questions at the end of a unit will help to test and extend students' understanding as well as helping them to prepare for SATs next year. These questions have **fully-worked solutions** which can be displayed on a whiteboard making feedback with students more efficient. Cli...
Adding and Subtracting Decimals Game
FullShelf

Adding and Subtracting Decimals Game

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Decimal Numbers to 1 Decimal Place Numeracy treasure hunt / scavenger hunt activity: an active printable mental maths team game, with **differentiation**, ideal as a whole class starter or plenary at KS2 (originally designed for Year 5 and 6), especially when focusing on addition and subtraction of ...
Multiplying Decimals
MathsteryEducation

Multiplying Decimals

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Based on White Rose Maths Scheme and TES recommended. Included in this pack is: 3 worksheets based on the White Rose Schemes varied fluency and reasoning questions - including representing the question as a visual, missing digits and worded problems. 4 differentiated worksheets on multiplying...
Decimal Multiplication Codebreaker Sheet
prof689

Decimal Multiplication Codebreaker Sheet

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Engaging code breaker activity in which pupils work out the decimal multiplication questions for each letter and decode the hidden joke. Answers sheet included. The joke should read "What is a butterfly's favourite subject? Mothematics!"