# Surf for More Math

## Lesson 3 **- Comparing and Ordering Numbers**

To encourage your child to have fun on the Web
while learning about Comparing and Ordering Numbers , here are some
games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.

**Goal**

Compare and order numbers to 1 000 000.

**Builds Upon**

Student Book pages 42-43

**Instructions for Use**

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The
Awards Ceremony** **prompts your child to compare and
order numbers up to five digits.

To use The Awards Ceremony, click the button, 'Order Whole Numbers
up to 100 000'. Click on the flag with the highest score, and then click
on the number 1 position. Continue until all the scores are included
on the chart from highest to lowest. To remove a country's score from
the board, double click on the position number. To check your answers,
click on the 'Awards Medals' button.

Comparing
and Ordering Numbers lets your child compare and order numbers up
to five or six digits.

To use Comparing and Ordering Numbers, select either Game 1 for comparing
numbers, or Game 2 for ordering numbers.

In Game 1, select the level of difficulty to begin. Click on the correct
symbol - greater than, equal to, or less than the numbers given. Click
the 'Next' Button. The numbers at the top left hand corner show questions
completed. There are two chances to answer the question correctly. If
the question is answered twice incorrectly, the player loses one of
five lives.

In Game 2, select the level of difficulty to begin. Put the numbers in
the right order. Check to see if the numbers are to be sorted in ascending
or descending order. Drag and drop the number in the correct location
on the screen. Click the 'Check' button to see the answer is correct.