5.NBT.4 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson

5.NBT.4 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson

How to teach Rounding Decimals

In this 5.NBT.4 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson, students round decimals (up to thousandths) to the nearest tenths, hundredth or whole number.

This lesson teaches students how to round decimals to any place value. This lesson is perfect for small group, math centers or independent practice.

First, draw a card. Then, roll and follow the directions on the die. Next, record your answers on your worksheet. Finally, continue your practice with the provided worksheets independently or with a partner.


Other resources to use with this 5.NBT.4 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson

If you are using this lesson, your students are probably learning about rounding decimals.

Use this Rounding to the Nearest Hundred Thousand Worksheet as an additional resource for your students.

First, introduce this lesson by reviewing rounding skills introduced in third grade.   Next, distribute materials to students.  As students work, circulate around the classroom and listen to discussions students have about rounding decimals. After the activity, share students' discussions that you heard to promote rounding skills. Finally, student can continue their practice using the provided worksheets individually or with a partner.

Be sure to check out more Rounding Worksheets and the entire Fifth Grade Common Core workbook.


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