Rounding and Estimating

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This MEP resource from CIMT is taken from text book 8A which covers the mathematics scheme of work for the first half of year 8.

Rounding and estimating covers: revison of the four rules for whole numbers, revision of the four rules for decimals, order of operations; BODMAS, problems in context, rounding to decimal places and significant figures, estimation of answers to calculations by rounding to one significant figure and calculator logic; using brackets and memory keys.

The initial file forms part of the textbook. The activities sheet, extra exercises and mental tests compliment the work covered in the textbook. The overhead slides can be used on an interactive whiteboard.

Alongside the pupils' material there are lesson plans which outline the content of the unit, these are differentiated into three levels, ST, A and E as well as suggested routes through them.

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