- Subject: Math
- Driving Question: How do we compare different numbers?
- Pedagogical Method: Game-Based Learning
- Grade Level: 1
- Duration: 50 minutes
- Delivery Method: Synchronous
Students will learn how to compare numbers with the appropriate terminology: greater than, less than, and equal to.
● Materials: laptops/tablets/Mobile phones
Also find attached the necessary resources in the Files section
- Compare 2-digit numbers using >, <, and =
- Explain why numbers are less than, more than, or equal to
- Order 2-digit number
- The students should know how to compare numbers up to 9 and count till 100.
Keywords: less than, greater than, equal, place value
- Warming Up (10 minutes)
Announce that the session will start with a game: The class is divided into 2 groups. Say a number and ask the students to either share the number that comes before or after it. The first group to guess will earn a point. Share some guesses until both groups collect more than 10 points. Then, stop and ask, “If group A earned ___ points, and group B earned ___ points, who won the game? How do we know?” Have a discussion.
- Learning Activity 1 (15 minutes)
After the discussion, the teacher plays a song (Video 1) and ask students to listen closely to figure out how to compare numbers. Once the song is over, have some volunteers share their understanding and take notes on the whiteboard emphasizing the place value and value of the 2 digits in the numbers mentioned as examples.
To check for understanding, share Link 1 and have some volunteers raise their virtual hands to take turns answering.
- Learning Activity 2 (20 minutes)
Divide students into differentiated break-out rooms, based on their levels, and practice comparing and ordering 2-digit numbers.
Link 2: Level 1 - Easy
Link 3: Level 2 - On Level
Link 4: Level 3 - Challenging
To check for understanding, join each breakout room to check on the students’ performance and support, if and when needed.
- Wrap-Up (5 minutes)
To recap, send students Video 2.
For homework, send students Link 6, Link 7, and Link 8. Have students send a screenshot of the results to you.
For the assessment, use Link 5. Have students send a screenshot of the results to you.
For early finishers and advanced students: Video 3
For lower achieving students: Link 9, Link 10, and Link 11