Why can’t my students round to the nearest 10 and 100 ?
I asked myself this question year after year. Finally I discovered that many of them did not have a basic sense of the order of numbers. Without number sense, rounding is an impossible task.
Rounding Readiness Task Cards #2 includes 28 task cards that build order of numbers skill by asking students exactly where on the number line a number belongs. Then they must decide which 10 or 100 the number is closest to. With that skill mastered, successful rounding is the logical next step. This product includes 14 cards for 10's, 14 for 100's. You can use these cards as practice – but also to assess which of your students struggle with this skill. The results may surprise you.
If students struggle with these cards try:
Rounding Readiness Task Cards #1