# St. Patrick’s Day Inequalities Activity

### How to teach Inequalities

Using this St. Patrick's Day Greater Than or Less Than Inequalities Activity, students sort sums into categories based on if it is greater than, less than, or equal to 50.

This activity is an introduction to inequalities. Your students will build their understanding of greater than, less than, and equal to in order to start using inequality symbols.

Sort the number cards by greater than 50 or less than 50. Then, place the number cards on the board to show greater than and less than.

### Other resources to use with this Greater Than or Less Than Inequalities Activity

If you are using this worksheet, your students are probably learning about inequalities.

Use this Fishing for Inequalities Activity as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this worksheet by showing red and yellow counters. Ask students to share ways that you could describe the number of red and yellow counters. Next, introduce the words greater than, less than, or equal to. Challenge students to use those phrases to describe the counters. Then, students complete worksheet independently or with a partner. Finally, students create their own examples of add to the categories.

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