Comparing Numbers Using Less Than, Greater Than, and the Same

Contributor: Danielle Childers. Lesson ID: 10038

Addy Gator is hungry! Help feed him by finding the biggest number while you learn about greater than, less than, and the same! Use Addy to find the mystery number he can chomp on!


Whole Numbers and Operations

learning style
personality style
Grade Level
Primary (K-2)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

Lesson Plan - Get It!

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  • How old are you?
  • How old is your best friend?
  • Is he or she older than you, younger than you, or the same age?
  • How did you know that?

In this lesson, Addy Gator will help you compare numbers to decide if they are bigger or smaller!

In math, if a number is bigger, we say it is greater than.

If a number is smaller, we say it is less than.

If it is the same, we say it is equal.

To learn more about comparing numbers, watch Addy Gator in the video below.

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Continue to the Got It? section to help Addy!

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