First, students will review rounding whole numbers to the nearest 10 or 100. Then students will learn how to round any whole number to any place value. For example, round 36,421 to the nearest 1000.

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Next, give your students these challenges:

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Conclude by leading this investigation:

Half Fraction Snake

by MathPickle

4.NBT.A.3: Use place value understanding to round multi-digit whole numbers to any place.