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Order and compare decade numbers on number tracks

I can order the decade numbers 0-100 on a number track and say which number is greater than or less than another.

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Year 1

Order and compare decade numbers on number tracks

I can order the decade numbers 0-100 on a number track and say which number is greater than or less than another.

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Key learning points

  1. Decade numbers can be ordered on a number track by counting in tens or by looking at the number of tens in the number.
  2. You can compare decade numbers using greater than and less than.

Common misconception

Children may think that only consecutive numbers can be ordered.

Order non-consecutive numbers, then place back with other numbers on number track to consolidate understanding of their relative size.

Keywords

  • Greater than - Greater means a larger amount, so if a number is greater than another, it represents a larger amount.

  • Less than - Less means a smaller amount, so if a number is less than another, it represents a smaller amount.

Ensure that children have opportunities to see decade numbers and to work practically with groups of 10 objects, so they gain a sense of the size of the quantities they represent.
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6 Questions

Q1.
Look at these numbers 70, 80, 90, 100. Complete the stem sentence. They are all numbers.
Correct Answer: decade
Q2.
Match the decade numbers to the number of groups of 10 they have.
Correct Answer:40,4 tens

4 tens

Correct Answer:70,7 tens

7 tens

Correct Answer:100,10 tens

10 tens

Correct Answer:10,1 ten

1 ten

Q3.
Put these decade numbers in the order you would say when counting forwards.
1 - 30
2 - 40
3 - 50
4 - 60
Q4.
How many tens are in this number?
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Correct answer: 7
50
70
Q5.
How many fingers are there altogether?
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8
Correct answer: 40
80
Q6.
Put these decade numbers in the order you would say when counting backwards.
1 - 100
2 - 90
3 - 80
4 - 70

6 Questions

Q1.
Which numbers are missing from the number track?
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30 and 40
Correct answer: 40 and 50
50 and 60
Q2.
Izzy wants to put these numbers in the correct order on her number track. Which would she place first if counting forwards?
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80
60
Correct answer: 40
Q3.
A number on the number track is hidden. Which of these numbers must it be?
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80
30
Correct answer: 40
Q4.
Look at the image. Which of the following 2 numbers are greater than 50?
An image in a quiz
30 and 40
100 and 40
Correct answer: 60 and 70
Q5.
Complete the stem sentence. 60 is than 90.
greater
Correct answer: less
Q6.
Compare the 3 numbers shown. Which of the following is true?
An image in a quiz
50 is less than 30.
Correct answer: 50 is less than 90.
50 is greater than 90.

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