Your students will learn when to use less than and greater than and how to differentiate the two symbols in this lesson. They will have fun playing the role of the Less Than and Greater Than alligators!
Let’s start building numbers! Just as building skyscrapers is a visual representation of mathematics, students will use the visual representation of base-ten blocks to add—or build—onto a two-digit number.
Counting collections are a great way to help students practice counting while gaining practice recording and justifying their thinking. Students will work specifically with the numbers 1-30 to develop fluency counting and writing numbers.
Understanding place value is fundamental to developing and mastering number sense skills. Use this assessment activity to evaluate how your first graders are coming along in their understanding of place value using tens and ones.