More empty number lines

Purpose

This activity encourages the students to focus on the order of numbers.

Specific Learning Outcomes

use a number line to order numbers to 1000 (and higher)

Required Resource Materials

Pen and board or chart

Activity
  1. Draw the number line on the board.
  2. Ask: Where would you draw the number 750?
  3. Get the student to put a mark on the numberline. 
    Why did you put it there?
  4. Repeat with other volunteers.
  5. Repeat the discussion with other numbers.
  6. Repeat with different starting and points
 

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