Lesson Plan

Rounding Around the Room!

Help your students understand rounding without rhymes or tricks. Students will use an open number line to round and then take part in a fun game that will get them moving around the room.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to round to the nearest ten using an open number line.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
Rounding to the Nearest Ten
  • Let students know that they will be learning how to round to the nearest 10 today.
  • Let students know we round when we do not need an exact answer. Rounding makes numbers simpler, but keeps it's value close to the original number.
  • Discuss times in life when we will need to round, such as grocery shopping or when we tell people our age.