Solve two- and multi-step word problems involving addition and subtraction of decimals.
Let students work on each problem on the Problem Set independently and circulate to see whether students are solving correctly. If not, come back together to discuss how/what to draw on a tape diagram, then allow them to try again on their own. Encourage students to use a strategy of their choice to assess the reasonableness of their answer.
Act 1: Show the first 24 seconds of the following video from the 2016 Olympics (making sure students do not see the title of it) -
Who won the relay? By how much?
Act 2: Use the following information to solve -
Caeleb Dressel (48.1)
Michael Phelps (47.12)
Ryan Held (47.73)
Nathan Adrian (46.97)
Mehdy Metella (48.08)
Fabien Gilot (48.2)
Florent Manaudou (47.14)
Jeremy Stravius (47.11)
Act 3: Reveal the answer -
The United States won the race. They beat France's time by 0.61 seconds.
Act 4 (the sequel) -
What was the leading team's time in minutes and seconds?
Lina brought $10 to the fair.
How much money did Lina have left?
Spring 2018 Grade 5 Mathematics Test is made available by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. © 2017 Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Accessed Dec. 4, 2018, 2:38 p.m..Modified by The Match Foundation, Inc.