Locate, order and compare numbers from 0 to 20 using the number line and terms less than, equal to or greater than.


Clarification 1: Within this benchmark, the expectation is not to use the relational symbols =,> or <.
Clarification 2: When comparing numbers from 0 to 20, both numbers are plotted on the same number line. 
Clarification 3: When locating numbers on the number line, the expectation includes filling in a missing number by counting from left to right on the number line.
General Information
Subject Area: Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)
Grade: K
Strand: Number Sense and Operations
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5012020: Grade Kindergarten Mathematics (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
7712015: Access Mathematics - Grade Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
5012005: Foundational Skills in Mathematics K-2 (Specifically in versions: 2019 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
MA.K.NSO.2.AP.3: Locate and compare two numbers from 0 to 10 to determine which number is less than, equal to or greater than the other number.

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Lesson Plan

Fishy Lengths - Which fish is right for my aquarium?:

Students explore lengths of fish to determine if fish are too long to fit in different sized aquariums. Students will use non-standard units and measuring tools to compare the lengths of fish and boxes without being able to directly hold the fish near the boxes.

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