Engaging MATH Worksheets, Tasks and Activities
DECIMALS Word Problems - Error Analysis
Have your students apply their understanding of DECIMALS with these ERROR ANALYSIS activities.
Benefits of Math Error Analysis:Giving students opportunities to identify and correct errors in presented solutions allows them to show their understanding of the mathematical concepts you have taught.
Whats Included:This resource includes 10 real-world DECIMAL word problems that are solved incorrectly. Students have to IDENTIFY THE ERROR, provide the CORRECT SOLUTION and share a helpful STRATEGY for solving the problem. An ANSWER KEY has also been provided with examples of possible answers.
How to Use:When I present this activity to my students, I tell them that these are errors that students from my other class made and I need their help to correct them. Students LOVE correcting other students mistakes. Students can use these activities with a partner, as a warm-up , as classwork, homework, in math centers or group work.
Topics included:✔ Add & Subtract Decimals✔ Multiply Decimals by Whole Numbers✔ Multiply Decimals by Decimals✔ Divide Decimals by Decimals✔ Divide Decimals by Whole Numbers
Common Core Alignment:
* 5.NBT.7 Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations...* 6.NS.2 Fluently divide multi-digit numbers using the standard algorithm.* 6.NS.3 Fluently add, subtract, multiply, and divide multi-digit decimals using the standard algorithm for each operation.* MP3 - Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
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