Step 8: Comparing Numbers Year 3 Place Value Learning Video Clip
Cleo is visiting Ancient Mesopotamia to learn more about the Sumerian civilisation. Help her compare different facts as she explores the city.
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Discussion points for teachers
- Help Cleo find the city with the greatest population. What city state has the lowest population? Discuss what each number represents. Discuss what greatest and fewest means. Discuss the city states that have the greatest and fewest number of people.
- Help Cleo compare the cost of the pottery by completing the statements using inequality signs. Discuss how the numbers are written. Discuss what each number is and how to solve the unconventional partitioning. Discuss what inequality signs are and how to use them to complete the statements.
- Help Cleo find two combinations for each missing part. Discuss how the information is written. Discuss the value of the unconventional partitioning and numbers written in words. Discuss the different combinations that can be written to complete the statements. This question is open-ended for children to explore.
Optional discussion points:
Why is it useful for information to be compared?
National Curriculum Objectives
Mathematics Year 3: (3N2a) Compare and order numbers up to 1000
Mathematics Year 3: (3N2a) Read and write numbers up to 1000 in numerals and in words
Mathematics Year 3: (3N3) Recognise the place value of each digit in a three-digit number (hundreds, tens, ones)
Mathematics Year 3: (3N4) Identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations
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