Reflection: High Expectations Round Up or Down? - Section 3: Practice

 

I expect my students to show their work on all assignments. In the beginning of the year I show them how to record so that they understand my expectations. Today, I required that they record both rounding methods shown them. Eventually I will allow them to choose the strategy most useful for them when they show their work in rounding. It is also important for students to understand that when working problems, showing their steps to track and check their work as the tasks become more complex. 

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Round Up or Down?

Unit 13: 3rd Grade Expectations
Lesson 2 of 3

Objective: SWBAT apply their understanding of place value to round numbers to the nearest ten

Big Idea: Rounding can make numbers easier to work with.

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