I designed this packet to include three different levels so it can be used by multiple grade levels. It would be a nice activity to include in a Math Workshop. The visual of the alligator mouth is a good reminder for the less than and greater than symbols. The packet is Common Core aligned grades K-2.
K.CC.6 K.CC.7 1.NBT.2 1.NBT.2 1.NBT.3 2.NBT.5
Younger learners can compare single-digit numbers.
First graders can compare two-digit numbers.
Second and third graders can compare the sums and differences of addition and subtraction problems with regrouping. This would also make a good review for third and forth graders.
When I did this activity with my preschoolers I provided manipulatives to count and compare.
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