Number Sense-Comparing and Ordering Numbers Math Centers

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Amanda Zanchelli
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This comparing and ordering number math center pack helps students have a better understanding of numbers 1-120.

Common core standards put a strong emphasis on number sense and truly understanding numbers and patterns within number sequences. It is crucial that students have a deeper knowledge of numbers in order to help them succeed in mathematics as they get older.

This Activity Pack Includes:
Comparing and Ordering Numbers: Number Cards 1-120 to sort and order
Comparing and Ordering Numbers: Greater than, less than, equal to Number Card Game
Comparing and Ordering Numbers: Printables to check for student understanding of
120 Number Grid Puzzle (and counting number grid)
Comparing and Ordering Numbers: One More, One Less Math Printable
Comparing and Ordering Numbers: Roll, Add 10 and Color Game (to practice adding 10 to numbers)
Comparing and Ordering Numbers: Number Grid Pattern Challenge-cut and paste activity
Comparing and Ordering Numbers: Monster Mash Dice Roll and Cover Game
Comparing and Ordering Numbers: Extra game boards to help students continue to practice 1 more/less and 10 more/less

Math games are an easy way to make learning fun and engaging for all learners. Use this pack to help students gain a deeper understanding of numbers, their placement on the number grid and to familiarize themselves with number patterns for numbers 1-120.

This pack is aligned with the Common Core: K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.2, 1.NBT.A.1, 1.NBT.B.3, 1.NBT.C.4, and 1.NBT.C.5

To see more First Grade Math Centers that are Common Core aligned, hands-on and engaging please click on the links below:
First Grade Math Centers: Place Value and Base 10 Math Centers and Games
First Grade Math Centers:Ten Frames Math Centers and Games
First Grade Math Centers:Counting to 120 Math Centers and Games
First Grade Math Centers:Doubles and Near Doubles Math Centers and Games (winter version)
First Grade Math Centers:Doubles and Near Doubles Math Centers and Games (spring version)
First Grade Math Centers:Missing Addends Math Centers and Games
First Grade Math Centers:Number Sense and Comparing and Ordering Numbers Math Centers and Games
First Grade Math Centers:Addition Fluency Centers
First Grade Math Centers:I Have...Who Has 12 Pack Common Core Edition
First Grade Math Centers:"Find Someone Who" Math Printables Common Core Aligned
First Grade Math Centers:Addition and Subtraction Math Centers
First Grade Math Centers:Making and Understanding Numbers with Addition and SubtractionFirst Grade Math Centers: GeoBoard Pictures and Shapes
First Grade Math Centers: 3 Addend Math Centers and Games

For Common Core Resources for your classroom please click below:
First Grade Math: Common Core "I Can" Math and Literacy Posters
First Grade Math:Addition and Subtraction Strategy Posters
First Grade Math Centers: 1.NBT.A.1 Counting to 120
First Grade Math Centers: 1.NBT.B.2 Place Value Tens and Ones

To take the guess work out of the Common Core please click below to see printables for EVERY Common Core Standard that can be used for pre and post assessments as well as checklists to help you track students data and growth:
First Grade: Common Core Math Assessments

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Count to 100 by ones and by tens.
Count forward beginning from a given number within the known sequence (instead of having to begin at 1).
Count to 120, starting at any number less than 120. In this range, read and write numerals and represent a number of objects with a written numeral.
Compare two two-digit numbers based on meanings of the tens and ones digits, recording the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, and <.
Add within 100, including adding a two-digit number and a one-digit number, and adding a two-digit number and a multiple of 10, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used. Understand that in adding two-digit numbers, one adds tens and tens, ones and ones; and sometimes it is necessary to compose a ten.


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