First graders' fluidity with comparing numbers is an important building block for the higher-level math concepts to come in the later grades. You can give first graders a leg up with this lesson, featuring guided instruction and practice problems in comparing numbers. Once kids get through this lesson, you can download and print the suggested comparing numbers worksheets in order to provide even more opprotunities for practice.
Knowing how to build numbers is an important lesson for kindergarteners just getting their feet wet with counting and numbers. These guided exercises can give kids a deeper understanding of number sense, numerical order, and values. Kindergarteners will begin to associate values with numbers and comprehend the concepts of greater than and less than, building upon skills they will need in the later grades.
Learning three-digit numbers can be a challenging part of the math curriculum for many second graders. This lesson helps to support second graders' understanding of larger numbers by teaching them place value. Kids will compare three-digit numbers and learn to count up to 1000 with guided instruction. When the lesson is finished, consider printing out the corresponding worksheets recommended by our curriculum designers.
First grade mathematicians will be working this year on number sense in order to improve their understanding of the relationship between numbers and their ability to do mental math. This guided lesson will help strengthen this important skill with targeted instruction and plenty of real-world practice problems. Once the lesson is finished, you can extend learning with the suggested number sense worksheets.
This year, first graders will be introduced to place value and our base 10 number system, usually by starting with 2-digit numbers (100 or less). This guided lesson helps introduce place value to first graders through instruction and examples targeted to this skill. If your child finishes the lesson and needs more practice with place value, download and print the accompanying worksheets suggested by our curriculum team.
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Step up your students' number comparison skills with these resources that allow them to compare two-digit numbers and find missing numbers in sequences. Visual learners will love the image-based worksheets and games. There are resources for every kind of student, whether they prefer interactive games, working as a group, or practicing alone. Advanced students may benefit from our comparing three-digit number resources.
In first and second grade, students learn how to compare two digit numbers. They determine if the two numbers are greater than, less than, or equal to each other. This is an extension of understanding place value. Comparing numbers also provides insight on students' math fluency—are they understanding numbers in terms of their value? The resources in the Learning Library introduce kids to the concepts of greater than, less than, and equal to with simple lesson plans and worksheets that provide substantial practice.
The online game Less Than or Greater Than: 1 to 20 uses the classic alligator representation of comparative signs. The visual teaches kids that the hungry alligator's mouth will always face the greater value. Comparing Numbers Quiz provides a number line so students can visualize where numbers fall in relation to each other. Urple and Burple is an interactive story where kids can compare which troll owns more sheep. Lesson plans like Comparing Numbers: I Declare War! teach students how to differentiate numbers. In addition, there are many hands-on activities, a few workbooks, and a song video to teach two-digit number comparison.