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Delve into Decimals - Puzzles and practical problems for decimals, fractions and percentages
With this resource, you and your students will be able to say "fun" in the same sentence as decimals, fractions and percentages". Delve into Decimals is packed full of high-interest puzzles, games and practical contexts that will enthuse children and advance their learning at the same time. Clear explanations and examples support children to help themselves and develop a range of strategies to apply in problem solving. The activities contain clear learning intentions to simplify your planning by selecting the ones that fit with your current programme. You can also adapt them easily to work for individuals, groups or the whole class.
Rebecca Green is an experienced primary school teacher who lives in Rangiora in North Canterbury. She has taught in all levels of primary school. Currently Rebecca is teaching part time, writing and being a full time mum. Rebecca enjoys developing fun resources for children to inspire their learning.