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In This Unit of Study…

StuStudents build upon their prior knowledge and understanding of place value, comparing, and ordering numbers, and decimals as fractions to compare decimals up to the thousandths place. They use comparative language (greater than, less than, or equal to) and symbols (>,<, or =) to make comparisons. Students will also order decimals within this range from greatest to least and from least to greatest.

B.E.S.T. Benchmarks:

  • MA.5.NSO.1.4 Plot, order and compare multidigit numbers with decimals up to the thousandths.

Overarching Key Concepts:

  • Compare and order decimals to the thousandths place