Why is Rounding So Important?
When students have a good grasp of rounding, they are capable of making reasonable estimates. Rounding and estimating are very useful in real life situations. We use them to see if we have enough money when shopping or when trying to get somewhere on time.
But My Students Know that Rounding Rhyme
Then What Can I Do?
1. Make and Use an Interactive Number Line
2. Play Games
3. Ask Open-Ended Questions
not. More importantly, I can see if there are any misconceptions.
4. Provide Time for Independent Practice