# Comparing Numbers based on Place Value #2 - Lesson for Grade 1, Chapter - Place Value

In the lesson "Comparing Numbers based on Place Value #2", first-grade students will delve deeper into the foundational concept of place value to compare two-digit numbers effectively. Students will engage in a variety of activities including the "Compare 2-Digit Numbers," "Greater Than Worksheet," "Less Than Worksheet," and the "Comparing Numbers Worksheet for 1st Grade." Through these exercises, students will learn to identify which of two numbers is greater or less by examining the value of digits in the tens and ones places.

Understanding place value and being able to compare numbers based on this concept is crucial for young learners as it forms the backbone of arithmetic operations and number sense. Mastery in this area will not only prepare students for more complex mathematical concepts such as addition and subtraction within 100 but also enhance their problem-solving skills and logical thinking. By grasping the importance of each digit's position within a number, students will gain confidence in their ability to tackle math problems, laying a solid foundation for their future math education. This lesson is an essential step in nurturing proficient and confident mathematicians.

Estimated classroom time: 13 min
Chapter: Place Value
Unit: Foundations in Operations Within 100
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1st
4:00 min
Compare 2-Digit Numbers
video
2nd
3:00 min
Greater Than Worksheet
worksheet
3rd
3:00 min
Less Than Worksheet
worksheet
4th
3:00 min
Comparing Numbers Worksheet for 1st Grade
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• ### Activity 2 / Greater Than Worksheet

Tired of the same, generic maths problems you come across on educational sites and children workbooks? You and your child can have a bit of fun with this colorful pdf worksheet. Sitting down with your child or student, carefully look through the numbers in the balloon and circle all the numbers that are greater than the number 35. A simple but fun task.

• ### Activity 3 / Less Than Worksheet

In this fun exercise that you can work on with your youngster, you are asked to compare the numbers painted on the sports cars to the number 88. Rather than count numbers on a drab, plain white sheet, make learning a fun activity for you and your child. This colorful worksheet provides enough visual stimulation to keep your child entertained and eager to learn more.

• ### Activity 4 / Comparing Numbers Worksheet for 1st Grade

Number sense is strengthened when children can explore the relationship between numbers. This engaging worksheet uses brightly colored international flags for children to compare groups of students who speak various world languages. They'll love the fun colors and different flags from countries around the world. And, they'll be comparing numbers with place values of tens and ones and reinforcing their number sense.