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NKC Airplane High Low Text

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Airplane High Low

Did you know that numbers are like steps on a ladder? When you count up to 10, each number is a little higher than the one before it. The number 10 is higher than the number 9. The number 7 is higher than the number 6. Do you think the number 6 is higher than the number 5? It is! The number 6 is higher than the number 5. The number 5 is lower than the number 6. If you step down, on a ladder you get lower. If you count down each number gets a little lower. The number 6 is lower than the number 7.

Guess these numbers

1. This number is lower than 4 and higher than 2.

2. This number is higher than 8 and lower than 10.

3. This number is higher than 3 and lower than 5.

4. This number is lower than 6 and higher than 4.

5. This number is lower than 3 and higher than 1.



Did you guess the numbers?

1. The number 3 is lower than 4 and higher than 2.

2. The number 9 is higher than 8 and lower than 10.

3. The number 4 is higher than 3 and lower than 5.

4. The number 5 is lower than 6 and higher than 4.

5. The number 2 is lower than 3 and higher than 1.

Very good! You know higher and lower!

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