Write the mathematical sentence below on the board. The goal of Headline Stories is for children to learn to translate situations and information into problems that can be answered mathematically. What information do we have? Encourage children to invent a story about the inequality.
7 > 5
Serena has 7 pencils, but Devon only has 5.
Serena has more pencils than Devon.
Serena has 2 more pencils than Devon.
Linda is 5 years old and her brother Daniel is 7.
Linda is younger than her brother.