Reflection: Intrinsic Motivation Rounding and Estimation, Day 1 - Section 5: Work It Out

 

A few ways you can make this project "real":

1. Bring in samples of building supplies, with prices, and let students choose the ones they want to use.

2. If you have access to computers have students use hardware store websites to find materials.

3. You can assign groups as different contractors and have them become experts.

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Rounding and Estimation, Day 1

Unit 1: Working with Whole Numbers
Lesson 8 of 10

Objective: Students Will Be Able To Round 4 digit numbers to the nearest 1000s and use estimation to check sums, differences, and products.

Big Idea: Rounding and Estimation are quick and easy methods for checking your work!

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Subject(s):
Math, Number Sense and Operations, Integers, Place Value, rounding, Estimating, estimation, whole numbers
  80 minutes
lloyd
 
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