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Chapter 1

Transition Math Objectives
Internet Examples
Internet Activities (Projects p.55-56)

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Transition Math Alignments

CHAPTER 1: Decimal Notation
(To Be Completed by: September 27th)
Lessons
1.1

Decimals for Whole Numbers
Roman Calculator
13 X .7 = 2.8 - revisit A&C

1.2

Decimals for Numbers Between Whole Numbers
Number Guessing Game
Decimal Darts

1.3
Estimating by Rounding Up or Rounding Down

1.4
Estimating by Rounding to the Nearest
Spreadsheet activity: Rounding & Number Patterns
1.5

Knowing your Calculator
A Calculator Activity

1.6

Decimals for Simple Fractions
Calculator Activity (Master 1.6 - word document)
Repeating Decimals Activity (with a spreadsheet)
Repeating Decimal Calculator (Java Applet)

1.7
Decimals for Mixed Numbers

1.8
Negative Numbers
Play the West game. (You will find it on your computer.) Choose the Round  Round Trip option which takes you back from Great Gulch to the start. In the process you will learn about NEGATIVE numbers!
1.9
Comparing Numbers
1.10
Equal Fractions
Fraction darts

Projects
Summary and Vocabulary
Progress Self-Test
Chapter Review



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