Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Rounding and Estimation, Day 3 - Section 7: Quick Assessment

 

Exit Tickets are key for checking in with students. This is the last of 3 days of teaching this lesson but I urge you not to move on unless everyone has this concept down. It is too important to not spend the time!

Rounding and Estimating are going to be applied to a new concept in 5th grade -  decimals. Students need to have a solid understanding of place value concepts, as well as these strategies that we use to more easily manipulate numbers, as they begin to work with more complex numbers. Later in the year, students must be able to use place value understanding to justify or explain how to order a set of decimal values. 

  The Importance of Rounding and Estimating
  Developing a Conceptual Understanding: The Importance of Rounding and Estimating
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Rounding and Estimation, Day 3

Unit 1: Working with Whole Numbers
Lesson 10 of 10

Objective: Students will be able to round 4-digit numbers to the nearest 1000s, and then use estimation to check sums, differences, and products.

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

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, Integers, Place Value, rounding, estimate, whole numbers, estimation
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