Education Technology

Comparing and Ordering

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

Students will use a number line to locate and compare rational numbers.

Before the Activity

  • See the attached PDF file for detailed instructions for this activity
  • During the Activity

    Students will:

  • Understand numbers, ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers, and number systems
  • Compare and order fractions, decimals, and percents efficiently and find their approximate locations on a number line
  • After the Activity

  • Review student answers
  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary