Comparing Fractions and Decimals Lessons


Want to save time planning your fractions and decimals lessons and have access to activities that students love? These SOL-aligned Comparing Fractions and Decimals Lessons come with detailed lesson plans, worksheets, games, centers, exit tickets, assessments, and much more! PDF and digital activities are included for both in-personal and virtual learning.

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Comparing Fractions and Decimals Lessons (5.NS.1)

Are you looking for no-prep lessons and activities to teach fractions and decimals? Look no further! These Comparing Fractions and Decimals Lessons provide everything you need to teach comparing and ordering fractions and decimals! Save time planning and your students will love completing the hands-on activities found in this unit.

To take a closer look at some of the things included in this unit, check out the preview images at the top of the page!

What will students learn through these detailed lesson plans?

9 Detailed lesson plans are included to help students learn and practice the following skills–

  • Compare fractions with like and unlike denominators
  • Identify and create equivalent fractions
  • Represent decimals as fractions
  • Represent fractions as decimals
  • Convert fractions into decimals and decimals into fractions
  • Compare fractions and decimals
  • Compare and order decimals
  • Order fractions and decimals

When representing decimals as fractions and fractions as decimals, denominators used are thirds, eighths, and factors of 100.

When comparing and ordering fractions and decimals, denominators used are 12 or less.

What comes in this Compare and Order Fractions Unit?

You will find the following included in this math unit–

  • 9 Detailed Lesson Plans
  • 20 Worksheets
  • 13 Games
  • 12 Task Cards
  • 9 Exit Tickets
  • 9 Posters
  • 2 Sorts
  • Quiz
  • Final Test
  • Word Wall Cards
  • Digital Activities for Google Slides
  • Answer Keys

Are digital resources included?

Some worksheets, the sorts, the quiz, and the test within these Comparing Fractions and Decimals Lessons are also included in a digital format and can be shared with students using your Google Drive.

When you purchase this product, you will be given access to a link that will allow you to open the file in Google Slides. You’ll then share that file with your students. The slides can be printed and adapted for students who prefer to answer the questions by hand. You can also view and print a student’s completed version of the slides.

What standards are covered?

These Comparing Fractions and Decimals Lessons were specifically created to align with Virginia math SOL 5.NS.1 although the lessons and activities closely align with most math standards related to comparing and ordering fractions and decimals.

Don’t Miss Out!

These Comparing Fractions and Decimals Lessons require minimal prep work and are easy to implement whether teaching in-person or virtually. Students will also enjoy learning to compare and order fractions and decimals as they play games, complete hands-on activities, and relate fractions and decimals to real-world scenarios.


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Looking for math lessons for the entire school year? This unit is included in my 5th Grade Math Lessons Bundle, which features 14 detailed math units at a discounted price.


Other Information:

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