Today we will continue comparing numbers.
Children compare numbers and amounts using comparison language, more than, less than, equal to as well as the symbols < , >and =
Children demonstrate their understanding of the value of the digits in a 2-digit number.
They represent this using concrete manipulatives before ordering numbers.
Children should be aware when comparing three or more numbers opposite inequality symbols should not be used.
(e.g. < > ).
Which number is the biggest/smallest? How do you know?
When ordering, which digit should you consider first?
Is there more than one number that could complete the statement?
What is the largest/smallest number that could complete the statement?