Skill 1I

Understanding the word "Fewer"

The word "fewer" is commonly used in math word problems, and is therefore, essential to understand.  If your student can define the meaning of the word "fewer" then test their ability to answer the questions below.   If not, then you may wish to briefly teach the concept with the questions below as well as spending more time with the practice worksheets.

What is the meaning of the word "fewer" ?
Student must be able to define verbally, otherwise get the practice worksheet).

1.   Look at the two rows of bear faces.  Which row has fewer?