Fewer or Less?

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When do you use fewer, and when do you use less? Learn the difference between the two words with a fill-in-the-blank instructional activity that asks readers to make their choice based on the context clues in the ten sentences.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Include in a homework packet focused on language arts
  • Use the worksheet as a warm-up before a lesson on fewer or less
Classroom Considerations

  • The worksheet is designed for English learners, but pupils in mainstream classes could benefit from a refresher about the concept
Pros

  • Comes with another version of the worksheet
  • Provides an answer key for straightforward grading
Cons

  • Some of the sentences are more nuanced, which could be confusing for beginners
Common Core