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Comparing Numbers-Halloween Word Problems

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Grades: 1

Practice comparing numbers using base ten blocks with a Halloween Math word problem worksheet.

Creepy Comparisons! Fun Halloween Math Activities

Halloween is one of the spookiest holidays of the year, and we want to make it as fun for your students as possible! Why not bring a bit of the (not so) scary season into your math block with one of our comparing number practice activities?

This worksheet will help your second graders learn how to compare numbers using base ten blocks. They’ll also get practice reading word problems that use these concepts, so they can really put their skills to the test.

The worksheet includes a variety of questions that are perfect for a Halloween-themed math activity.

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your Halloween math lessons.

In addition to individual student work time, use this Halloween worksheet to enhance learning through small groups or whole class lessons.

If you have a mixture of above and below-level learners, check out these suggestions for keeping students on track with the concepts: 

🆘 Support Struggling Students

Help students who need support by inviting them to reference posters or anchor charts from previous lessons. This activity can also be completed in a small group.

➕ Challenge Fast Finishers

For students who need a bit of a challenge, encourage them to write their own math story problems and complete them on a marker board.

Plan lessons for all ability levels with our 10 Best Scaffolding Strategies! 

Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the black and white PDF or editable Google Slides version of this resource. 

This resource was created by Kendall Britnell, a teacher in Colorado and a Teach Starter Collaborator.


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