# Rounding to the Nearest 10 - Down - Lesson for Grade 3, Chapter - Rounding

In the lesson "Rounding to the Nearest 10 - Down," Grade 3 students will embark on an essential mathematical journey that introduces them to the concept of rounding numbers down to the nearest ten. This lesson, part of the "Foundations in Numbers and Fractions" unit, serves as a crucial building block in understanding number relationships and estimation skills.

Through engaging activities such as the "Rounding Down Printable Worksheet," "Rounding Numbers Down Worksheet," and "Worm Math Rounding Down to the Nearest Ten Worksheet," students will practice identifying when and how to round numbers down effectively. The lesson also includes an activity on "Rounding Up and Down to the Nearest 10," ensuring students grasp the concept of rounding in both directions, although the primary focus remains on rounding down.

Learning to round to the nearest ten empowers students with a tool for estimating sums, differences, and quickly assessing the size of numbers in real-world situations. This skill is not only fundamental in mathematics but is also applicable in everyday scenarios where exact numbers are not required, making decisions quicker and problem-solving more efficient.

Estimated classroom time: 13 min
Chapter: Rounding
Unit: Foundations in Numbers and Fractions
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1st
3:00 min
Rounding Down Printable Worksheet
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2nd
3:00 min
Rounding Numbers Down Worksheet
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3rd
3:00 min
Worm Math Rounding Down to the Nearest Ten Worksheet
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4th
4:00 min
Rounding Up and Down to the Nearest 10
Quiz
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• ### Activity 1 / Rounding Down Printable Worksheet

Our bee friend needs our help to take his honey pot back to the beehive! This delightful rounding down printable worksheet gives your child valuable practice with rounding numbers down. Your child will move the bee through the maze by selecting only the numbers that round down to 50 or 40.

• ### Activity 2 / Rounding Numbers Down Worksheet

What does your little one want to be when they grow up? Perhaps a science researcher? If yes, then your child and the person in this worksheet have a lot in common. The science researcher in this printout observed animals in the desert and recorded exactly how many he saw of each type of animal. Your kids can help him by rounding the total number for each animal he recorded down to the nearest 10. Then, help them circle the correct answer for each type of animal.

• ### Activity 3 / Worm Math Rounding Down to the Nearest Ten Worksheet

Look at the worms; they’re full of smiles, and each are carrying a two-digit number! Now look at pink two-digit number indicated on the line above. Is the number in the ones spot 4 or less? If so, round down to the nearest ten! When first learning the concept of rounding, it can be tricky for kids to know precisely when to round down or up. Clear up any confusion and use this adorable math worksheet to practice rounding down to the nearest ten!

• ### Activity 4 / Rounding Up and Down to the Nearest 10 - Quiz

This quiz assesses students’ ability to round up and down to the nearest ten.