Positive and Negative Numbers: Comparing and ordering negative numbers
Take a look at comparing and ordering negative numbers, including comparing them to positive numbers.
In this, the third of five lessons in 'Positive and Negative Numbers' for Year 5, children will learn how to apply their growing knowledge and understanding of negative numbers to compare and order them. The included slides explain how to use the greater than (>) and less than (<)
Following the teaching input, there's a choice of differentiated learning activities included, where children may practise their skills of comparing and ordering negative numbers.
- Lesson plan
- Activity ideas
- Number cards
- Symbol cards
- Trounced playing cards
- Action cards
- Instruction sheet