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Rounding to the Nearest Ten - Interactive Activity

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Google Slide | 1 page | Years: 1 - 2

Practise rounding two-digit numbers to the nearest ten with this interactive Google Slides activity.

🔎 Search for the Nearest Ten in This Interactive Activity  

Are you looking for a unique way for your students to practise rounding? This interactive search-and-find maths resource will keep your students engaged and learning at the same time! Students follow the following steps to demonstrate their ability to round to the nearest ten:

  1. Identify the number in the blue bubble as the number you need to round to.
  2. Drag the magnifying glass around the screen to reveal numbered animals.
  3. Once you find the number that will round to the number in the blue bubble (there is only one correct answer per slide), leave the magnifying glass over that number.
  4. Navigate to the next slide and continue rounding and finding numbers!

Students will show they can round two-digit numbers to the nearest tens place through this activity.

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your rounding lessons.

In addition to individual student work time, use this activity to enhance learning through guided maths groups, whole class lessons, or remote learning assignments. 

If you have a mixture of above and below-level learners and ELL/ESL students, we have a few suggestions for keeping students on track with these concepts: 

🆘 Support Struggling Students

For students who need additional support, provide access to previous lessons, assignments, or anchor charts. Additionally, this activity can be completed in a 1:1 setting or small group.

➕ Challenge Fast Finishers

For students who need a bit of a challenge, encourage them to come up with a list of additional numbers which round to the given number.

Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

Use the Download button to access the interactive Google Slides version of this resource. 

Assign this interactive activity to students in Google Classroom. Please be sure to open in Edit mode, not presentation mode. Students will drag the magnifying glass and leave it in the position where it reveals the number that rounds to the given number.


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