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Lesson Three – Rounding Thousands

This maths teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to compare a selection of different six digit numbers by rounding them to the nearest thousand using the values of their numerical digits. The class can generate some of their own six digit numbers and then indicate how they can be rounded.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to compare a selection of different six digit numbers by rounding them to the nearest thousand using the values of their numerical digits

Learning Objectives

Count forwards or backwards in steps of powers of 10 for any given number up to 1000000. Round any number up to 1000000 to the nearest 1000, 10000 and 100000.

Learning Outcomes

I can count in steps of one thousand using six digit numbers. I can round a six digit number to the nearest thousand, tens of thousands and hundreds of thousands.

Rounding Thousands

Teaching sequence to help the children compare a selection of different six digit numbers by rounding them to the nearest thousand using the values of their numerical digits

Rounding Numbers Board

Activity to help the children select different ways of rounding six digit numbers to the nearest thousand, ten thousand or hundred thousand

Rounded Numbers

Activity to help the children record how they have rounded six digit numbers to the nearest thousand, ten thousand or hundred thousand

Counting Thousands

Interactive activity to help the children practise counting in steps of one thousand using different six digit numbers

Rounding Thousands

Interactive activity to help the children compare a selection of different six digit numbers by rounding them to the nearest thousand using the values of their numerical digits

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to compare a selection of different six digit numbers by rounding them to the nearest thousand using the values of their numerical digits

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