Subject: Math

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.


  • Comic to print or display: Comic.