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(Using Comparative Language in a Sentence)

Teaching greater than and less than using comparative language involves helping students understand the relationships between numbers through spoken and written expressions.

- Introduce Comparative Language:

Begin by introducing comparative terms such as “greater than,” “less than,” and “equal to.” Emphasize that these terms are used to describe relationships between numbers. - Comparative Language Examples:

Example: Show two quantities and say, “Five is greater than three.” Use the words “greater than” to describe the relationship. Repeat with various examples. - Interactive Discussions:

Engage students in discussions about comparative language. Ask questions like, “What does ‘greater than’ mean?” or “How would you describe a number that is less than another?” - Sentence Construction:

Ask students to construct sentences using comparative language. For instance, “The blue car has more wheels than the red car.”

Teaching greater than and less than using comparative language provides students with a verbal and conceptual understanding of the relationships between numbers. Encourage them to express these relationships in various contexts to reinforce their understanding.

Have a look at this video if you need to review how to use greater than or less than when comparing two numbers.

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Greater or Less Worksheet #1

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Greater or Less Lesson (using comparative language)

Learning the > and < symbols (eg. >, <. =)

Compare Numbers up to 30 (eg. 25 > 17)

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