Decimals in 5th grade

5.NBT.3. Read, Write, Compare Decimals

Khan Academy:

  1. Video:  Add decimals video #1– line up by the decimal- LOG IN on the site once you get there.
  2. Video:  Add decimals video #2- more practice focusing on lining up the decimal point BEFORE adding or subtracting.
  3. Video:  Adding larger numbers with decimals #3– working with larger numbers…
  4. CHALLENGE #1- log in to earn badge points- adding decimals.
  5. CHALLENGE #2: earn badge points by adding larger decimal numbers.
Read, write, and compare decimals to thousandths.


LearnZillion Videos

  1. COMPARE: How Does Zero Effect a Decimal Number? 5.NBT.A.3A LZ3778
  2. COMPARE: Compare Decimals Using Base-10 Blocks  5.NBT.A.3A LZ3779
  3. COMPARE: Compare Decimals Using a Number Line: 5.NBT.A.3A LZ3780
  4. COMPARE: Compare Decimals By Using Fractions: 5.NBT.A.3b LZ562
  5. COMPARE: Compare Decimals with a Number Line: 5.NBT.A.3b LZ563
  6. COMPARE: Compare Decimals by Using Base-10 Blocks: 5.NBT.A.3b LZ564
  7. EXPANDED NOTATION: Write Decimals with Expanded Notation: 5.NBT.A.3A LZ3285
  8. READ/WRITE: Write Decimals to the Thousandth’s Place: 5.NBT.A.3A LZ427
  9. READ/WRITE: Name a Decimal to the Thousandth’s Place: 5.NBT.A.3A LZ428
  10. READ/WRITE: Write Decimals in Expanded Notation: 5.NBT.A.3A LZ429
  11. READ/WRITE: ID Equivalent Decimals in tenths and hundredths: 5.NBT.A.3A LZ430

5.NBT.3. Read, Write, Compare Decimals


Notice the place value to the thousandth’s place.

  1.  Place Value Scooter Game– this focuses on DECIMAL place value
  2. DECIMALS- GATE Game- Math Snacks

Numbers on the Number Line- decimals

  1. Number Line Decimal Drop to the TENths...
  2. Number Line DECIMAL Drop-the the HUNDREDths.  Choose “easy or hard’- from the UK Site TesiBoard
  3. Decimals on a number line– drag the arrow and figure out the number on the number line. ****

Adding and Subtracting Decimals

  1. FunBrain Adding/subtracting with decimals Football Math– click on your choice (+, -, X, /) and play


  1. Place Value Millionaires Game-
  2. Place Value HOCKEY- pick level 2 or 3, and the word “Place value”
  3. Saxon Math- place the decimals in order from least to greatest- This is hard, so read the numbers carefully
  4. Place Value Strategy- similar to our card game, except you can’t ‘toss out’ a number
  5. Saxon Math- place decimals, level 2
  6. Place Value SLIDER
  7. Decimals of the Caribbean Sea– pick
  • UK MATH FRAMES– multiplying and dividing by powers of 10

NCTM- Calculator Nation- a collection of games to play. Please see my list of games we are working with.

 5.NBT.A.4  Round Decimals to Any Place  (Learning Videos)

LearnZillion Videos:

 5.NBT.A.4  Round Decimals to Any Place – Online Games


Multiply and Divide Decimals:  5.NBT.B-7

  1. LZ555 Multiply decimals to the hundredths by using fractions.
  2. LZ556 Multiply decimals to the hundredths by using AREA MODELS
  3. LZ557  Using Decimals by Multiplying Decimals by Decimals
  4. LZ558 Multiplying Whole Numbers and Decimals by using AREA MODELS
  5. LZ560 Divide Decimals by using a NUMBER LINE
  6. LZ561: Divide decimals by using knowledge of multplication