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Rounding with Meaning using a Number Line


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This is the perfect resource to help you teach rounding. Use these fun, no-prep printables to teach students how to use number lines to round numbers. This resource includes pages for rounding to the nearest ten, hundred, thousand, ten thousand, hundred thousand, tenth, hundredth, and thousandth. Mix and match the pages to differentiate your lessons according to student need.

There are 32 student pages to help your students internalize rounding using a conceptual approach. Students will learn how to round using a number line and then develop their own rounding rule to efficiently apply what they have learned to any number.

Common Core Alignment:

3.NBT.A.1 Use place value understanding to round whole numbers to the nearest 10 or 100

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

5.NBT.A.4 Use place value understanding to round decimals to any place

TEKS Alignment:

3.2C Represent a number on a number line as being between two consecutive multiples of 10, 100, 1,000 or 10,000 and use words to describe relative sizes of numbers in order to round

4.2D Round whole numbers to a given place value through the hundred thousands place

5.2C Round decimals to tenths or hundredths

Additional information

Resource Type


Grade Level

3, 4, 5

Number of Pages


Common Core

3.NBT.A.1, 4.NBT.A.3, 5.NBT.A.4


3.2C, 4.2D, 5.2C