Finding the Missing Numbers and Sequencing

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Length of Time
45 minutes

Students will have two worksheets.

Worksheet One - Students will put the numbers from 1 to 25 in order.

Worksheet Two - Students will find the missing numbers.


Students will learn:
To put the numbers in order
To find the missing numbers

Materials Needed

Worksheet with the numbers mixed up.
Worksheet with missing numbers.


First, you will copy Worksheet One and Two.

Then, you will hand them the first worksheet to do independently.

After that, you will give them the second one. Worksheet One - Sequencing - Numbers from 1 to 25.

Directions: Put the following numbers in order.

3, 15, 9, 2, 11, 20, 18, 24, 1, 8, 4, 7, 5, 10, 6, 19, 25, 23, 16, 17, 21, 14, 22, 12, 13 A. N.

B. O.

C. P.

D. Q.

E. R.

F. S.

G. T.

H U.

I. V.

J. W.

K. X.

L. Y.


Instructions for Worksheet Two - Find the Missing Numbers

First, you need to draw a large shape in the center of the page. You can draw a large shape such as a circle, square, triangle, octagon, or any other kind of shape you would like to use.

Then, you can type or write the numbers in the shape. Leave out two or three numbers and have the students see if they can find the missing numbers. You can also add some numbers twice. Worksheet Two - Find the Missing Numbers

Directions: You will find the numbers from 1 to 25. When you find a number, you can cross it out from the list below. Then, see if you can locate the missing number or numbers.Numbers from 1 to 25:

3, 15, 9, 2, 11, 20, 18, 24, 1, 8, 4, 7, 5, 10, 6, 19, 25, 23, 16, 17, 21, 14, 22, 12, 13 Missing Numbers: ______________


You can grade them on the total number correct out of the total number possible.

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