Step 2: Rounding to 10 Year 4 Place Value Learning Clip Video
Jake is visiting the forum while on holiday in Rome. Use your knowledge of rounding to the nearest 10 to help him use the audio guide and hear the correct commentary for each area he visits.
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Discussion points for teachers
- Which button on the keypad should Jake press to hear the audio description of this temple? Discuss which numbers will round up or round down to the nearest 10.
- He presses 60 on the keypad. Which area on the map is he visiting? Discuss which numbers will round up or round down to the nearest 10.
- The total of the numbers he presses on the keypad is 180. Which three places could he have visited? Discuss the Roman numerals that would total 180 after rounding.
- Next Jake visits the area that would round to the lowest number on the keypad. Which number would round to this number? Discuss which Roman numeral represents the smallest number. Discuss what this numeral will round to.
- Find the only place on the map that Jake hasn’t visited yet. Discuss which places he has already visited using the previous tasks to help. Eliminate these and find the only place he hasn’t yet visited.
Optional discussion points:
Which Roman numerals do you know?
What are the numbers on the map which are represented by Roman numerals?
Which digit in a two- or three-digit number do we look at to decide if we are going to round up or down?
National Curriculum Objectives
Mathematics Year 4: (4N4b) Round any number to the nearest 10, 100 or 1,000
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