## Lesson: Comparing and Ordering Greater Numbers

Developing the Concept

When students have a good understanding of place value, they can proceed to comparing and ordering greater numbers.

**Materials:** transparency of place-value chart through hundred millions

**Preparation:** Make a place-value chart through hundred millions or use the place-value chart from the previous lesson.

**Prerequisite Skills and Background:** Students should know place value to hundred millions and know how to order numbers through thousands.

**Wrap-Up and Assessment Hints**

Remind students of the need to line up correctly the digits of the numbers they are comparing. Use the questioning strategies in this lesson to assess their understanding of the concept.