Focus Skill Mini Lessons

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Deepen the number sense of young mathematicians with this series of estimating activities. Focusing on rounding decimals in order to estimate sums and difference, these three mini math lessons provide learners different contexts for developing their arithmetic skills.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the first two activities as math learning centers, creating worksheets for students to complete that include questions similiar to the examples provided in this resource
Classroom Considerations

  • Prior to implementing these mini lessons, ensure students are able to correctly read and write decimals up to the hundredths place
Pros

  • Includes a reference document with book prices to use during one of the activities
Cons

  • The third activity simply involves children estimating sums and differences on personal white boards
Common Core