Lesson Plan: Estimating Decimals Differences Mathematics • 5th Grade
This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to estimate the difference between two decimals by rounding or using compatible numbers.
Students will be able to
- estimate the difference between two decimal numbers by rounding to the nearest whole number, ten, or hundred,
- estimate the difference between two decimal numbers by rounding to compatible numbers.
Students should already be familiar with
- rounding a decimal number to the nearest whole number.
Students will not cover
- estimating the difference between decimal numbers with more than four decimal places.