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Year 1 Comparing Numbers 1

This Year 1 Comparing Numbers lesson covers the prior learning of comparing objects within 50, before moving onto the main skill of comparing numbers within 100.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for that step. The interactive lesson slides recap the prior learning before moving on to the main skill. Children can then practise further by completing the activities and can extend their learning by completing an engaging extension task.

National Curriculum Objective
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 and least

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of comparing objects within 50, before moving onto the main skill of comparing numbers 1. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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These are the same as the lesson slides on Classroom Secrets. You can assign this as an activity for pupils to access individually in school or remotely from home.

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Video Tutorial

In this Comparing Numbers with Practical Equipment Video Tutorial, Katie demonstrates comparing 2-digit numbers with Base 10 equipment and lollipop sticks. She uses key terminology including: tens, ones, more than, less than and equal to.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of comparing objects within 50, before moving onto the main skill of comparing numbers within 100.

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Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step for a selection of resources and activities to support the prior learning for this lesson.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 1 Compare Objects within 50 Reasoning activity checks pupils' understanding of comparing numbers within 50.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency questions and a reasoning or problem solving task for pupils to practise the main skill of comparing numbers 1.

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Practical Activities

Practical Activities

These practical activities include tasks covering a range of provision areas for pupils to practise the main skill of comparing numbers 1.

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Full Step

Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 1 Compare Numbers with Representations Game aims to support pupils' knowledge of place value.

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Extension

Extension

This comparing numbers 1 extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the comparing numbers 1 lesson.

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Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 1 Comparing Numbers Maths Challenge checks pupils' understanding of comparing numbers within 100.