## Background for Teachers

- Understand the symbol > means greater than.
- Understand the symbol < means less than.
- Understand the symbol = means equal to or the same as.
- The following song may be used to review the concept of place value and build a conceptual understanding of tens and ones in preparation for students to compare two-digit numbers.
- Place Value Song (sung to Mary Had a Little Lamb) by Tessa from talesfromoutsidetheclassroom.com

- The following song may be used to extend the learning about comparing two-digit numbers.
- Comparing Numbers to 100 Song Kindergarten-1st Grade by Math Songs by NumberRock (3:37)