Rounding Decimals

Demonstrate the concept of rounding decimals through video instruction. The instructor shows examples of rounding to both the tenths and hundredths places.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use graph paper and have individuals line up the numbers in place value positions defined on the graph paper
  • Post the video for absent pupils and those needing extra instruction
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects fluency with place value of whole numbers and decimals
Pros

  • Includes examples of whole numbers mixed with decimals to allow for comparison
  • Pupils can watch the video over and over until they understand the process of rounding decimals
Cons

  • Instructor talks quickly, which may be difficult for young learners to follow
Common Core