# Compare Numbers with 2 and 3 digits - Lesson for Grade 2, Chapter - Counting and Comparing

In the "Compare Numbers with 2 and 3 digits" lesson, part of the "Foundations in Operations Within 1000" unit, second-grade students will embark on an engaging journey into the world of numbers. Through a carefully crafted sequence of activities, including a focused Comparing Numbers Worksheet for 2nd Grade, and innovative Comparing Biodiversity: Rainforest Animals and Plants Worksheets, learners will develop a solid understanding of how to compare numbers that contain two and three digits.

This lesson is crucial for several reasons. First, it lays the groundwork for a deeper comprehension of number sense, a fundamental skill in mathematics that students will use throughout their academic and everyday life. Understanding how numbers relate to each other will enable students to tackle more complex mathematical operations with confidence. Additionally, by integrating biodiversity concepts through comparing rainforest animals and plants, the lesson fosters an interdisciplinary approach. This not only enriches students' math skills but also heightens their awareness of the natural world, promoting environmental stewardship from a young age.

Estimated classroom time: 13 min
Chapter: Counting and Comparing
Unit: Foundations in Operations Within 1000
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Comparing Numbers Worksheet for 2nd Grade
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2nd
3:00 min
Comparing Biodiversity: Rainforest Animals Worksheet
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3rd
3:00 min
Comparing Biodiversity: Rainforest Plants Worksheet
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4th
4:00 min
Comparing Numbers With 2 and 3 Digits
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• ### Activity 1 / Comparing Numbers Worksheet for 2nd Grade

Our alien friends are back again to help your child learn to compare numbers by using greater than, less than, and equal to symbols!
Your child will look at both columns to determine the correct symbol using this comparing numbers worksheet for 2nd grade, designed to challenge your child with larger numbers!

• ### Activity 2 / Comparing Biodiversity: Rainforest Animals Worksheet

This dynamic PDF worksheet will have your children working with the animals of the rain forest in a really fun and engaging way. It will also teach them about the biodiversity of the rain forest over a period of time as they compare the numbers of animals before 1960 and after 2017. They'll be able to look at the effects of area biodiversity while they strengthen their number sense and reasoning. It's a social science and math lesson in one!

• ### Activity 3 / Comparing Biodiversity: Rainforest Plants Worksheet

Help your students work on number sense and reasoning while they also learn about biodiversity in the rainforest with this colorful PDF worksheet. They'll combine an eco-friendly science lesson with math practice as they compare the numbers of plants found in different areas of the rainforest and compare and contrast those numbers with available answer choices to make the number comparisons true.

• ### Activity 4 / Comparing Numbers With 2 and 3 Digits - Quiz

This quiz assesses students’ ability to compare 2 and 3 digits numbers using greater than, less than, and equal to signs.