1. Topic Of Lesson Plan-
Adding and Subtracting Decimals
2. Lesson Content-
sum-the total amount resulting from add two or more numbers together

difference-the remainder left when subtracting one value from another
3. Goals And Expectations-
Students should be able to add and subtract numbers containing decimals.

4. Objectives-

1. Find sums of decimals with a variety of whole-number and decimal places.
2. Find differences of decimals with a variety of whole-number and decimal places.
5. Materials and Aids-
grid paper
Promethean Board
6. Methods Used and Procedures-

A. Introduction-

1. In this lesson you will learn to add and subtract decimals.
2. Look at the Visual Learning at the top of p. 64 in your textbook. Go over example together.

B. Development-

1. It is important to line up the decimal places.
2. You may annex a zero at the beginning or end of a number and it will not change the value.
3.Check answers for reasonableness by comparing them to an estimate.

C. Practice-

1. Another Example p. 64 in text.
2. Hand out grid paper or model using notebook sideways so there are columns to line up decimals.
3. Guided Practice p. 64 in text. Work out together.

D. Independent Practice-

1. Independent Practice section p. 65 in text.
2. Tell students to check the reasonableness of their answer by estimating an answer.
3. Support students as needed.

E. Accommodations For Students-

1. Reduced number of problems for REI students.
2. Problems written on grid paper for those who have trouble lining up the decimal.

F. Checking for understanding-

1. Spot-check students answers on guided practice.
2. Grade Independent Practice tomorrow.

G. Closure-

1. Review. Ask if there are any questions.
2. Provide assistance to any students.
3. Tell students tomorrow we will be working on multiplying decimals.
7. Evaluation-
1. Students should be able to accurately add decimals.
2. Students should be able to accurately subtract decimals.

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