Comparing 3 Digit Numbers "Sunsational" Comparisons

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Just Ask Judy
Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd, Homeschool
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Formats Included
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10 total; 8 usable
Just Ask Judy


Here’s a free versatile sunglasses themed resource for comparing three-digit numbers using the symbols >, <, or =. It's an ideal activity for your guided, intervention or resource groups as well as an independent math station in second or third grades. Use base ten blocks with a comparison mat for a concrete activity. Try a draw and compare or color and compare sheet to make it representational. Let your independent learners use this as a task card activity with a recording sheet. This resource includes 18 color sunglasses (6 per page) with a recording sheet. A two-page color comparison mat, a draw it and compare sheet, and a color it and compare sheet are included to support your students’ learning.

This resource was crafted by Judy, a teacher with a master’s degree and more than 35 years of teaching experience.

This resource includes 8 usable pages:
♦ 3 pages color sunglasses number cards cards (6 per page)
♦ 2 pages color base ten comparison mat
♦ 1 page recording sheet
♦ 1 page draw and compare sheet
♦ 1 page color and compare sheet
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10 total; 8 usable
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Compare two three-digit numbers based on meanings of the hundreds, tens, and ones digits, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.


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