Double, double, toil and trouble…comparing numbers will make your cauldron bubble! If you ‘re ready for your kids to have a wicked good time comparing numbers this 70 page file is just what the witch doctor ordered. Double, Double Toil and Trouble includes 4 hands on activities to teach comparing numbers to your spooky little ones. Each activity includes a set of teacher directions and colorful Halloween themed activity cards. Specific activities include:
1. Monster Boogie- (a game similar to musical chairs) students move around the room with a number card. When the music stops, it's their job to determine if their number is greater than/less than a listed number on a "boogie mat" at an open seat.
2. Pumpkin Patch Match Up (partner game)- students work together with a partner. They will draw 2 jack-o-lantern number cards to compare.
3. Trick or Treat- students will select a card with an incomplete number equation written. They will need to determine the correct comparison sign that is needed to complete the equation.
4. Shake, Rattle, & Spin!- students will spin spinners to create comparison equations.
The activities in this unit align with the following Common Core Standard:
1.NBT.3 Compare two two-digit numbers based on meanings of the tens and ones digits, recording the results of comparisons with the symbols <, =, and >.