This math resource helps students learn to use the greater than, less than, and equal symbols when comparing numbers and math expressions (addition and subtraction sentences).
It includes a variety of differentiated activities so you can meet your students at their level.
Includes 3 anchor charts with fun alligator characters to explain the greater than, less than, and equal symbols.
Students compare number expressions and sort the cards according to which symbol is needed. Includes 4 different sets of cards to use based on your students’ level:
comparing an expression to a whole number
comparing two addition expressions
comparing two subtraction expressions
comparing mixed expressions
TIC-TAC-GATOR SMALL GROUP GAME
In this game, students begin by filling one side of their game board with number cards. They take turns drawing more cards to try to complete the comparisons using the greater than, less than, and equal symbols.
There are 2 versions of this game:
Includes 4 differentiated cut-and-glue worksheets. Students cut out greater than, less than, and equal symbols and glue them in place to complete the comparisons. Includes:
Comparing whole numbers to whole numbers
Comparing addition expressions to whole numbers
Comparing subtraction expressions to whole numbers
Comparing expressions to expressions, mixed addition and subtraction
This resource uses mostly two-digit numbers and some of the addition and subtraction may require some regrouping.