**Subject: Math**

**Lesson Length: 30 - 40 mins**

**Topic: Numbers and Operations in Base Ten**

**Brief Description:**
In this lesson, students will round decimals to a given place value.

**Know Before You Start:**
Students should have some experience with rounding. This serves as a great informal assessment to gauge student understanding.

**Hook:**

- Read and discuss the sample comic.
- Have you ever gone on a road trip?
- How many miles do you think you traveled?

- Review rounding. Have students solve Emily’s rounding problems as a class.

**Activity:**

- Using the sample comic as a guide, have students create their own "Rounding" comics.
- Have students choose a number with decimals to the ten thousandths place.
- The four-panel comic should include:
**Panel 1:**Should describe a real life scenario where rounding can take place, e.g., crowd size at a football game, miles flown in a year, number of candy bars sold in a candy store, etc.**Panel 2:**Students will share their number and explain how to round it up or down.**Panel 3:**Students will round to the nearest tenth.**Panel 4**: Students will round to the nearest hundredth.**Panel 5:**Students will round to the nearest thousandth.

**Closure:**

- Have students share their finished comics with a partner. Is their partner comic accurate?

**Differentiation:**

- Allow students to use the speech-to-text feature.
- Allow students to work in pairs or groups as needed.
- Adapt the lesson to use Metric measurements.

**Resources:**

- Comic to print or display

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