# Greater than, less than, equals, place value game for 2nd grade math

This math game helps kids in second grade distinguish between the greater than (>), less than (<) or equals (=) symbols. It also helps kids compare numbers using these symbols.

**Skills to develop:**The greater than and less than symbols are going to be showing up in future mathematical equations. This game helps review the foundational skill of first recognising the symbols and then using them to compare numbers. It is a place value math skill.**Game Overview:**Theis a time-limited game of multiple choices with one or sometimes two correct answers.**Turaco Dragon Game**

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**compare**various**numbers**and their**values**with other**numbers**, is a basic skill that students will need in order to be able to work**problems**with**higher operations**. In the game of**Greater Than, Less Than Equals,****Place Value Game**students will first review the**foundational skill**of recognizing the**<, >**, and**=**symbols. As the students show they understand those**math concepts**they then will use those**symbols**to**compare number**s. Finally, the students will be asked to**add**or**subtract**two different**equations**and find whether each**answer**is**less than**,**greater than**, or**equal to**the other**answer**The dragon on the following screen is able to fend off a hungry bird if the answer is correct. If the answer is incorrect, the bird takes a quick bite of the feast the dragon is cooking. The object is to earn three stars by the end of the game.**Greater Than, Less Than, Equals, Place Value Math**is great practice in both**learning centers**and at home.