Lesson 20 Represent and Compare Numbers

    • Let’s show numbers in different ways and make comparison statements.

Warm-up Act It Out: Plates and Cups for Dinner

Children setting a table.

Lin and her brother are setting the table for dinner.
Lin put 8 cups on the table.
Her brother put 6 plates on the table.
Did Lin or her brother put more things on the table?

Activity 1 Represent Numbers

Work with your partner to choose a number from 1–10 to show in many different ways.
Show your number in as many different ways as you can.

Activity 2 Gallery Walk: Different Representations

We are going to go on a gallery walk. We will look at two charts showing different numbers that our classmates made.

Activity 3 Centers: Choice Time

Choose a center.

Less, Same, More
Center. Less, Same, More.
Math Libs
Center Activity, Mad Libs.
Number Race
Center. Number Race.

Practice Problem

Problem 1

  1. Show 5 in as many ways as you can.

    Number 5.
  2. Show 7 in as many ways as you can.

    Number 7.
  3. Circle the number that is more.

    1. Number 5.
    2. Number 7.