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Whole Numbers on a Number Line Worksheet

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 4 pages | Grades: 1 - 2

Practice finding the missing number on number lines.

This worksheet is best used as independent practice as part of your math lesson.


Using number lines that show a variety of intervals, students will insert the missing numbers. They will also create their own number line and explain how using a number line is similar to skip counting.


Number Line Worksheet: Scaffolding & Extension Tips 

In addition to individual student work time, use this worksheet as a:



Got fast finishers? Students who need a challenge, can pair up and create their own number lines for each other to complete. They could use larger numbers or have multiple missing numbers on the one number line.


A Variety of Ways to Prepare This Resource

Because this resource includes answer sheets, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheets for students to complete.  


To save paper, we suggest printing this 2-page worksheet double-sided. 


You can also turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity! Print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse. 


Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks.


Before You Download

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource. An answer key is also included with this download.


If you’re looking for another resource related to number lines, try this one:

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Whole Numbers on a Number Line - Task Cards

Identify the missing whole numbers on a number line with this set of 16 task cards.

Teach Starter Publishing6 pagesGrades: 2 - 3

This resource was created by Lauren Blankenship, a teacher in Florida and Teach Starter Collaborator. 


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