This file contains a detailed teaching text appropriate for introducing rounding in 3rd grade, or as a refresher in 4th or 5th grade.
There is a thorough treatment of how to approach this troublesome topic strategically, so as not to bog down the 3rd grader with unnecessary minutae at the beginning of the year, when this is typically introduced.
There is also a discussion of rounding decimals and rounding money, supported by several worksheets to practice the skill to mastery.
Finally, a rounding chart is included. This unique resource is intended for use by students with particular disabilities or who struggle despite this kid friendly approach.