Lesson Plan

Which One Has More?

In this comparison-focused math lesson, students will get hands-on practice as they learn all about the concepts of more and less.
This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Finding More lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Finding More lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to compare numbers 1-10 to determine which is greater.

Language

Students will be able to identify the larger number in a pair using visual supports.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
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  • Gather the class together for the lesson.
  • Display two groups of high-interest objects to the class (e.g., beads, buttons, etc.) and say, "Which group has more things in it?"
  • Explain that today you will be learning how to compare, or find out how groups are similar or different. Tell the class that they will be figuring out which group has more and which group has less.