Reflection: Checks for Understanding Use Symbols to Compare - Section 4: Closing/Summarizing


During the close out portion of the lesson, I walk around the room and listen to the conversations the students are having about their numbers.  I use this opportunity to have the students critique the reasoning of others, and explain their own reasoning to me.  I also ask them questions such as "did you use the tens place or ones place to decide which number was greater" or I have the students read the equation as a sentence - using the term greater than, less than, or equal correctly.

  Checks for Understanding: Summarizing
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Use Symbols to Compare

Unit 6: Numbers and Place Value
Lesson 7 of 11

Objective: SWBAT use symbols for is less than “<”, is greater than “>” and is equal to “=” to compare numbers.

Big Idea: Greedy Gator at work! This lesson has students comparing greater than, less than and equal to.

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Math, greater than, less than, counting, tens
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