This idea is great for both the math aspect and reading aspect. For instance, the math aspect teaches children about subtraction while using clever words to help them remember proper techniques while figuring out subtraction problems. In addition, the idea helps the student grow and understanding of rhyme for future classrooms. Overall, the idea is great for developing a basic math concept.
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TEKS: 5.2(A). Audience: 5th Grade. Behavior/Condition: The students will be able to represent the value of each decimal digit by placing the number in the correct box and see which place value it represents. They can also write the number in expanded notation by doing this worksheet.