## Step 2 - Planning Instruction

**Student Background Knowledge**

- Prior to this lesson, students will need to understand that two-digit numbers represent the number of tens and ones.
- Students will also need to be familiar with the concept of less than, equal to, and more than since these words will now be associated with math symbols <, =, and >.

**Materials**

- Alligator Math Activity Mats (printable from themeasuredmom.com)
- Printable two-digit number bug cards.
- Random Number Generator App, physical number two-digit number tiles in a bag, or printable number tiles.
- Assessment Game Recording Sheet