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  1. Text Set Adding and Subtracting Decimals

  2. Piece=Part=Portion • Reading Level: 6.0 • Gilford, R. (2003). Piece=Part=Portion. Tricycle Press. • Nonfiction text that elpsstudents relate decimals to fractions and percentsand gives them tons of real-world applications for all three.

  3. Fun-Flap Math: Fractions & Decimals • Reading Level: 3.0-5.0 • Onish, Liane. (2010). Fun-Flap Math: Fractions and Decimals. Scholastic. • Students use hands-on manipulatives and graphic organizers to reiterate decimal concepts and the relation of fractions and decimals.

  4. Twizzlers Percentages • Reading Level: 2.5 • Pallotta, Jerry. (2001). Twizzlers Percentages. Scholastic. • Using decimals, fractions, and percentages, the fictional book tells the story of aliens who use Twizzlers as currency. Helps students make connections between the three types of numbers, and is good for students who struggle with reading.

  5. Alice in Pastaland • Reading Level: 5.9 • Wright, Alexandra. (2001). Alice in Pastaland: A Math Adventure. Charlesbridge Publishers Inc. • Based on the classic story, the fictional book gets students to problem solve as they progress through the story. Great for advanced readers.

  6. Once Upon a Dime Reading Level: 2.0 Allen, Nancy Kelly. (2001). Once Upon a Dime. Charlesbridge Publishers Inc. An easy fictional text, on the independent level of all of the students in the class. Helps students relate decimals to money.

  7. Billy McHale’s Kid’s Menu Reading Level: n/a Kid's menu. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.sodahead.com/fun/do-you-sometimes-wish-you-could-order-from-the-childrens-menu.gif Paired with the question of “what will you order?”, this menu gets students to connect decimals to their most common use in the real world (money).

  8. IXL Website Reading Level: 4.6 Add and Subtract Decimals. IXL. Retrieved from http://www.ixl.com/math/grade-5/add-and-subtract-decimals-word-problems This website is helpful in improving students literacy as related to technology. Using word problems on a middle-fourth grade reading level, the site is a good accompaniment to the unit as a whole.