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Goal Getters- Rounding to the Nearest Ten Worksheets

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 4 pages | Grades: 3 - 4

Score a goal and master rounding numbers on a number line with a soccer-themed rounding to the nearest ten worksheet.

Run the Field with Rounding Worksheets!

As teachers, we know that finding ways to engage reluctant learners can be challenging. That’s why we’ve created a resource that combines the excitement of soccer with the critical skill of rounding to the nearest ten.

Students will have a blast as they plot the number points shown on each soccer ball onto a number line and then round them to the nearest ten. The fun soccer theme will motivate and engage even the most reluctant learners, making math practice feel like a game they know and love.

Print Your Rounding to the Nearest Ten Worksheet with Ease!

Our worksheet is perfect for helping students gain mastery over rounding to the nearest ten, and it’s completely customizable to fit your specific teaching goals. Use it as a standalone activity or incorporate it into your curriculum – the choice is yours!

To complete this rounding worksheet, students will:

  • Fill in the missing numbers on a number line marked with its endpoints. 
  • Plot the given number by drawing an X on the number from the ball. 
  • Circle the goal that the numbered ball will round to.

With our soccer-themed rounding worksheet, you’ll see your students gain confidence and fluency in rounding to the nearest ten. 

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

In addition to independent student work time, use this worksheet as an activity for:

If students need a bit of a challenge, encourage them to write a different number that rounds to each of their answers.

For students needing support, consider using the editable version to modify the numbers or the place they are to round to. Additionally, invite students to reference posters or anchor charts to remind them of rounding rules.

🖨️ Easily Download & Print

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or editable Google Slides version of this resource. 

Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete. 

Turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity by printing on cardstock and slipping it into a dry-erase sleeve. Students can record their answers with a whiteboard marker, and then erase and reuse them. 

Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks.

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This resource was created by Cassandra Friesen, a teacher in Colorado and Teach Starter Collaborator. 

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