Module 2: Introduction to Decimals  Course Guide
Module Overview:
In this module students will learn about identifying place value in whole numbers, identifying place value in decimal numbers, and learn how to describe relationships between place value places. Students will learn about exponents, powers of 10 and multiplying and dividing by powers of 10, and how to multiply decimals by powers of 10. Students will learn how to divide decimals by powers of 10.
Module Materials:
 Pencils
 Crayons or colored pencils
 Notebook
 Scissors
 Glue
 Highlighter
 Markers
 Blank paper
Module Objectives:
Lesson #  Lesson Title  Objective(s) 

1  Place Value in Whole Numbers 

2  Place Values in Decimals 

3  PlaceValue Relationships 

4  Exponents 

5  Powers of 10 

6  Multiplying Decimals with Powers of 10 

7  Dividing Whole Numbers by Powers of 10 

8  Dividing Decimals by Powers of 10 

Module Key Words:
Key Words 

place value digit decimal tenth hundredth thousandth base exponent power exponential form expanded form standard form divide decimals powers of 10 
Module Assignments:
Lesson #  Lesson Title  Page #  Assignment Title 

1  Place Value in Whole Numbers  5  Assignment 
2  Place Values in Decimals  7  Assignment 
4  Exponents  5  Assignment 
6  Multiplying Decimals with Powers of 10  5  Assignment 
8  Dividing Decimals by Powers of 10  4  Assignment 
Learning Coach Notes:
Lesson #  Lesson Title  Notes 

1  Place Value in Whole Numbers 

2  Place Values in Decimals 

3  PlaceValue Relationships  In their Math notebook, have your student describe the pattern in place value. 
4  Exponents  In their Math notebook, please have your student explain what exponents are, what powers mean, what a base number is, and the three ways to write exponents. 
5  Powers of 10  In their Math notebook, have your student describe how to multiply with powers of 10. 
6  Multiplying Decimals with Powers of 10  In their Math notebook, have your student describe how to multiply decimals by powers of 10. 
7  Dividing Whole Numbers by Powers of 10  In their Math Notebook, have your student describe the steps involved to divide a whole number by powers of 10. 
8  Dividing Decimals by Powers of 10  In their Math notebook, have your student describe how to divide decimals by powers of 10. 
Module Guiding Questions:
When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.
Lesson Title  Question 

Place Value in Whole Numbers 

Place Values in Decimals 

PlaceValue Relationships 

Exponents 

Powers of 10 

Multiplying Decimals with Powers of 10 

Dividing Whole Numbers by Powers of 10 

Dividing Decimals by Powers of 10 

Module Video Questions:
When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.
Lesson Title  Video  Question 

Place Value in Whole Numbers  Place Value in Whole Numbers 

Place Values in Decimals  Place Value in Decimals 

PlaceValue Relationships  Relationships Among Place Value 

Exponents  Exponents 

Powers of 10  Powers of 10 

Multiplying Decimals with Powers of 10  Multiplying Decimals with Powers of 10 

Dividing Whole Numbers by Powers of 10  Dividing Whole Numbers by Powers of 10 

Dividing Decimals by Powers of 10  Dividing Decimals by Powers of 10 

Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:
Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:
 What is the main idea?
 What are three things new you learned?
 How does this book relate to what you are learning about?
#  Book  Author  Lexile Level 

1  A Place for Zero  Angeline Sparagna LoPresti  AD660L 
2  Sir Cumference and All the King's Tens  Cindy Neuschwander  AD720L 
Module Outing:
Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.
#  Outing 
