Which Number Is the Largest? – Comparing Lesson Plan for Pre-K & K

  • Which Number is the Largest? – Comparing Lesson Plan for Pre-K & K
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  • There is more to just teaching children about numbers. To enhance their number sense, teach them which number is the largest amongst many in a series. Our lesson plan below will help you achieve this.

How to find the largest number: Step-by-step comparing lesson

  • Objectives

    • To help Pre-K and K students learn how to compare numbers 1-10 and identify the largest one.
    • To help children recognize a number, its value, and its relation to other numbers.
    • To enhance kid’s number recognition skills 🎉✨
    • To enhance kids’ counting and understanding of the sequence of numbers in a range up to 10


  • Previous knowledge

    Ensure that your students can already:

    • Count up to 10
    • Using symbols and language to compare numbers up to 10.
    • Have an understanding of the numbers up to 10 and the value they will be working with




    • Introduce comparing with 'largest' lesson

      1. Begin the lesson by gathering the students together.
      2. Ask them about the things they compare everyday
      3. Use a happy emoji 😃 to show your excitement about learning numbers today.
    • Warm-up

      1. Hold up the number flashcards one by one and ask the students to identify the numbers.
      2. Encourage the students to say and show the corresponding fingers for each number.
      3. Use emojis like 👍 and 🤚 to cheer students on as they participate.
    • Introducing the concept of largest number

      1. Play the video "(https://youtu.be/_Zo80npNZoI)" for the students.
      2. Emphasize the importance of identifying the largest number in different scenarios.
      3. Use emojis like 🧩 and 🤔 to indicate that they will solve puzzles and think about numbers.
    • Activity

      1. Divide the class into small groups.
      2. Give each group a set of number flashcards.
      3. Ask each group to arrange the cards in ascending order.
      4. Encourage the students to discuss and compare the numbers as they arrange them.
      5. Walk around the classroom, providing guidance and support as needed.
      6. Use emojis like ✋ and 🤗 to show support and encouragement during the activity.
    • Group Sharing

      1. Bring the groups together and have them share their sorted flashcard sets.
      2. Discuss the process of comparing numbers and finding the largest one.
      3. Use emojis like 💡 and 🗣️ to represent sharing ideas and talking about numbers.
    • Conclusion

      1. Gather the students back as a whole group.
      2. Review the concept of comparing numbers and finding the largest one.
      3. Ask students to identify situations in their daily lives where comparing numbers is useful.
      4. Use emojis like ✨ and 🧠 to represent the understanding of the concept.



  1. Observe students' participation during the activity and group discussions.
  2. Assess their ability to compare and identify the largest number correctly.
  3. Provide individualized feedback using emojis like 🌟 and 💯 to recognize their progress.


🌈 Have fun teaching and learning about numbers! Remember, you're doing an amazing job, teachers! 🎉 For more math videos and resources, visit our website at https://mathskills4kids.com/. 🌟


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