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By Jaydra Hamid • August 12, 2019

5 Free Resources for Reading and Writing Decimals in Fifth Grade

Not having the decimal point is a real drawback. You want the decimal point, take it from me.

– Bill Nye

The curriculum team at eSpark Learning has compiled a list of the most effective, engaging online resources for helping students working at a fifth grade level master showing thousandths in decimal and fraction format. All of these resources can be found in eSpark’s differentiated math curriculum.

1. Decimals of the Caribbean [Game]

Fifth Grade Reading and Writing Decimals with MrNussbaum Game

Publisher: MrNussbaum

Standard Alignment: 5.NBT.3.a Reading and Writing Decimals in the Thousandths

Overview: In this fun nautical game, students practice writing whole numbers and decimals.

2. Reading Numbers With Decimals [Video]

Fifth Grade Reading and Writing Decimals with themathpartyprogram Video

Publisher: themathpartyprogram

Standard Alignment: 5.NBT.3.a Reading and Writing Decimals in the Thousandths

Overview: This music video uses catchy lyrics and animation to show students how to read and write decimals.

3. Understanding Decimals Expressed in Words [Game]

Fifth Grade Reading and Writing Decimals with TeachMe Game

Publisher: MathGames by TeachMe

Standard Alignment: 5.NBT.3.a Reading and Writing Decimals in the Thousandths

Overview: This adaptive game has students translates decimals into fractions and vice versa.

4. Decimals: Expanding Out Place Value [Video]

Fifth Grade Reading and Writing Decimals with Khan Academy Video

Publisher: Khan Academy

Standard Alignment: 5.NBT.3.a Reading and Writing Decimals in the Thousandths

Overview: This video provides direct instruction in how to expand out place value and shows students what decimals actually represent.

5. Decimals in Expanded Form [Activity]

Fifth Grade Reading and Writing Decimals with Khan Academy Activity

Publisher: Khan Academy

Standard Alignment: 5.NBT.3.a Reading and Writing Decimals in the Thousandths

Overview: This interactive activity quizzes students on how to write decimals in the thousandths. Video hints and instant feedback keep students engaged and on track.

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