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Old 10-17-2006, 02:30 PM
 
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Hi,

My Mother in Law told me of a rounding rhyme that I could use with my demo lesson and I was wondering if anyone else had any memory rhymes that go along with rounding numbers that I could use to help them remember the concept! Thanks!


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Old 10-17-2006, 03:18 PM
 
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5 or more? Raise the Score
4 or less? Let it Rest
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my rhyme
Old 10-19-2006, 04:10 PM
 
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5 and above give it a shove
4 and below, let it go
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Rounding Rap!
Old 10-20-2006, 06:09 AM
 
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Hello! I just did some rounding with my grade 4s, and we used a rap that I had found on the internet--they LOVE it!

Circle your number
Look next door
5 or greater
Add one more

Numbers to the left
Stay the same
Numbers to the right
Zero's your name!

(Best when you add actions to help with the kinesthetic learning)

Cheers! :-)
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Old 10-30-2006, 05:24 PM
 
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Find your place
Look next door
Five or greater,
add 1 more
All digits in front stay the same,
All digits behind, zero's your name!

This works great when rounding to a particular place value. For example, if you are rounding 234 to the nearest ten, they underline the tens (3), draw an arrow to the 4, (it's not 5 or greater so they keep it), keep the 2 , you already have the three and the 4 becomes a 0. I have them do this as they say the rhyme!


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Rounding Rhyme
Old 11-14-2006, 04:53 PM
 
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Here's one:
Find that place value, circle that digit
Number to the right, underline, get it
Four and under, circle stays the same
Five and up, add one is the game
So flex your muscles like a hero
Digits to the right turn to zero
All other digits stay the same
Wow! You're a winner in the rounding game!
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Here is one!
Old 01-14-2008, 06:50 PM
 
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Find your place,
look next door
five or higher add one more.
Are we finished no not quiete.
Add your zeros to the right!


That's one I learned in grade school :O)
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1, 2, 3, 4
Round down to the ten before
5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Round UP to the next ten on the numberline

We add actions (e.g holding fingers up for 1, 2, 3, 4, then punching down towards the floor; Wiggle a hand for five, and keep raising it higher as you count through 6, 7, 8, 9)
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we love it!
Old 06-02-2009, 07:28 AM
 
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OMG WE LOVE THIS SO MUCH! we are in math class right now, we are seventh graders singing this haha we love it. "circle the place look next door, five or greater add one more fewer then five the number will stay.... thats the rounding way, what goes where the .... is?!
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rhyme for rounding
Old 10-06-2010, 09:00 AM
 
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One of my students named Pricilla came up with a brilliant rhyme for rounding.

Five through nine
take a climb
Zero through four
stays on the floor


Smart girl, isn't she?
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hope this helps
Old 09-24-2011, 10:17 AM
 
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1 to 4 just ignore
5 or more add one more
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My daughter came up with this rounding rhyme
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Zero throught Four just ignore
Five or more add one more




cute rightttttttttttt
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rounding rap
Old 09-14-2012, 06:23 PM
 
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Find your number look next door 5 or more just ingore 4 or less stay the same!
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Old 10-16-2012, 04:50 AM
 
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5 or more, take one home.
Less than 5, leave it alone.
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