Access Point #: MAFS.4.NF.3.AP.6d

Read, write, or select decimals to the hundredths place.

Essential Understandings


  • Use digit cards to build a number on a place value chart to the hundredths place.
  • Use a number line to have students identify decimals on the number line.
  • Match number cards to decimals displayed with manipulatives.
  • Understand where to write a decimal point.
  • Understand that a decimal represents a value less than one.
  • Read a decimal given in number form or a picture representation.
  • Select the appropriate decimal given the answer and a distractor with its verbal, pictorial or manipulative representation.
  • Write a decimal given a verbal prompt.
  • Write a decimal given a representation.
  • Write a decimal given a manipulative.
  • Understand the following concepts, symbols, and vocabulary: decimal, decimal point, tenths place, hundredths place.
General Information
Number: MAFS.4.NF.3.AP.6d
Category: Access Points
Date Adopted or Revised: 06/14
Cluster: Understand decimal notation for fractions, and compare decimal fractions. (Major Cluster)

Clusters should not be sorted from Major to Supporting and then taught in that order. To do so would strip the coherence of the mathematical ideas and miss the opportunity to enhance the major work of the grade with the supporting clusters.

Related Standards

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Related Courses

This access point is part of these courses.
5012060: Mathematics - Grade Four
7712050: Access Mathematics Grade 4
5020110: STEM Lab Grade 4
5012065: Grade 4 Accelerated Mathematics
5012015: Foundational Skills in Mathematics 3-5

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4th Grade Math Element Cards:

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Professional Development

Fractions and Decimals Content Module :

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Type: Professional Development

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