Place Value First Grade Lessons & Activities - Tens and Ones, Comparing Numbers

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Do you need first grade place value lesson plans? These math games, activities, printables and lesson plans are differentiated to teach your students exactly what they need to know in order to master comparing numbers using tens and ones! These low-prep place value lessons come with differentiated lesson plans for below, on and above level students. 

These first grade place value lessons will help your students to develop the skills they need to master comparing numbers, teen numbers, tens and ones, place value and more! Included are 15 math small group activities and lessons to teach place value first grade standards. 

Included with these place value lessons:

  • 15 Daily lesson plans 
  • Differentiated two-sided work mats
  • Differentiated independent practice pages 
  • Games
  • Questions to ask during lessons
  • Challenge Extensions
  • Differentiated word problems
  • Clickable Table of Contents
  • Answer Keys

❤️You will LOVE these comparing numbers guided lessons because they are differentiated to suit the needs of all the learners in your classroom. There are differentiated work mats, independent practice pages and more for 3 levels of groups. 

Additionally, these place value lessons are ink friendly and very low prep. Almost every page in these lessons can be printed on color paper or even just plain white paper to save on ink (even the games)!

Make your life easier with these place value first grade lessons! These lessons about tens and ones will teach your students exactly what they need to know in order to master the place value standards.

You can use these place value lessons to teach small groups. You can model the place value strategies and then give your students the opportunity to practice on their own. Plus, there are challenge extensions to take the above level groups even farther. 

Place value first grade lessons include:

❤️10 as ten ones

❤️One ten and some ones

❤️Represent teen numbers

❤️Grouping bundles of tens and some ones

❤️Writing place value

❤️Exploring base ten blocks

❤️Drawing base ten blocks

❤️Ways to write numbers

❤️Representing a 2 digit number Day 1

❤️Representing a 2 digit number Day 2

❤️Comparing numbers with vocabulary Day 1

❤️Comparing numbers with vocabulary Day 2

❤️Comparing numbers with symbols Day 1

❤️Comparing numbers with symbols Day 2

❤️Comparing numbers review

Check out the preview for a closer look at what is included with these comparing numbers with tens and ones activities! 

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Understand that the two digits of a two-digit number represent amounts of tens and ones. Understand the following as special cases:
10 can be thought of as a bundle of ten ones - called a “ten.”
The numbers from 11 to 19 are composed of a ten and one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine ones.
The numbers 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90 refer to one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine tens (and 0 ones).
Compare two two-digit numbers based on meanings of the tens and ones digits, recording the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, and <.


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