Lesson Length: 35 - 45 mins
Topic: Numbers & Operations in Base Ten; Rounding
Grade Level: 4
Standards / Framework:
Brief Description: In this lesson, students will round multi-digit numbers to any place value.
Know Before You Start: This would be a great rounding review lesson.
Hook: Read and discuss the sample comic. Discuss and demonstrate how the number in each panel has been rounded.
Put a four or five digit number on the board.
Assign different groups of students different place values to round it to. When finished, share the answers as a class to make sure everyone agrees.
Using the sample comic as a guide, have students create a four-to-five-panel comic where they will round a number in the 10 or 100 thousands to each place value, one in each panel.
Closure: Students will share their comic with a partner to help them check their work.
Print out the sample comic as a reference for students as needed.
Provide visual representation for rounding to each place value.