Number Comparisons (Greater Than, Less Than, or Equal To Practice Mats-Numbers 0-100)
Number Comparisons is a fun way for students to practice greater than, less than, and equal to math concepts. Great for small group, individual, whole group, or morning work. Makes a perfect grab-and-go math activity.
*Could use as an assessment tool for Greater Than, Less Than, Equal To
For long-term use, print on card stock, laminate, cut along dotted lines, and store in a gallon baggie. Included are numbers 0-100, along with blank cards for any additional numbers you would like to add.
Prep: Print at least TWO sets of numbers, as many work mats and symbol cards as you need for your lesson, and recording sheets for each child.
1.Students will each need a work mat, symbol cards, at least two sets of number cards (can be shared with table group), and a recording sheet. NOTE: Teacher will choose focus numbers to use with this activity.
2.Place shuffled stack of number cards face down.
3.Students will pick two cards from the stack and place one card inside each picture on their work mat.
4.Place the correct symbol in the middle space.
5.Write the problem on their recording sheet.
6.Put cards back at the bottom of stack and continue by picking two new cards until the recording sheet is complete. *Fast finishers can complete more problems on the back of their recording sheet.
1.Students may use manipulatives to help solve problems.
2.Work with a partner.
3.Teacher will pick numbers to focus on according to ability levels. Included are 0-100 with additional blank cards. Note: Make sure to print at least two sets of each number so that students will have the opportunity to use the equal symbol.
4.Fast finishers can complete more problems on the back of their recording sheet.
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