Step 11: Comparing Numbers Year 1 Place Value Learning Video Clip
Jungle Jim is working in the jungle and has been collecting leaves. He needs to use his knowledge of comparing numbers to help with his research.
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Discussion points for teachers
- Help Jungle Jim compare the number of leaves. Discuss how the numbers could be ordered. Discuss which inequality symbols can be used. Discuss why equals cannot be used. This question is open-ended for the children to explore.
- Help him make the statements correct. Discuss where the numbers could go in the statements. Discuss which will always be the same. Discuss which can change each time and why. This question is open-ended for the children to explore.
- Use the statement to work out how many could have been red. Discuss what the parameters are for the number of red feathers. Discuss how many possibilities there are. This question is open-ended for the children to explore.
- He has counted them but needs your help to compare them. Discuss which inequality statements must go in the gaps. Discuss the mixture of numerals and words.
National Curriculum Objectives
Mathematics Year 1: (1N2b) Given a number, identify one more and one less
Mathematics Year 1: (1N4) Identify and represent numbers using objects and pictorial representations including the number line, and use the language of: equal to, more than, less than (fewer), most, least
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