Become a Superhero by Comparing Numbers Activity

Become a Superhero by Comparing Numbers Activity

How to teach Comparing Numbers

Using this Become a Superhero by Comparing Numbers Activity, students compare two three-digit numbers based on meanings of the hundreds, tens, and ones digits, using >, =, and < symbols.

Comparing and ordering numbers will help your students as they begin to compare larger numbers. This activity will help your student compare numbers using inequality symbols.

Cut out the number cards for students to compare numbers by playing War! Next, the player that puts down the largest number wins! If the numbers are EQUAL, it’s WAR! Then, students can record their wins on the activity sheet.


Other resources to use with this Become a Superhero by Comparing Numbers Activity

If you are using this activity, your students are probably learning about comparing numbers.

Use this Comparing Two Digit Numbers Worksheet as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this activity by listening to the Have Fun Teaching Counting to 100 Song. Next, students get cards with numbers on them. Tell students to move to different parts of the room based on their number. Example, if you have a number greater/bigger than 55 go to the windows.  Then, students complete the activity independently or with a partner. Finally, students create their own inequality statements.

Be sure to check out more Inequalities Activities.


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