Great Ideas and Activities to Teach Ordinal Numbers in the ESL Classroom

First thing that  you can do  as an activity is  asking students to  order  the ordinal numbers.

  • Thirtieth
  • Twelfth
  • Thirteenth
  • Fifteenth
  • Ninth
  • Sixtieth
  1. ___________________________________
  2. ___________________________________
  3. ___________________________________
  4. ___________________________________
  5. ___________________________________
  6. ___________________________________

Write the ordinal number

  • 7th:___________________________________________
  • 41st:__________________________________________
  • 2nd:__________________________________________
  • 14th:_________________________________________
  • 92nd:________________________________________

Express the ordinal numbers in figures

  • Thirtieth:___________________________________
  • Twelfth:____________________________________
  • Twenty-sixth:______________________________
  • Thirteenth:________________________________
  • Sixtieth:___________________________________
  • Fifteenth:_________________________________

Match the Ordinals


Resources

  1. Number and Operations: Ordinal  Numbers
  2. Ordinal Numbers: Word Search
  3. Days, Months, Ordinal Numbers Worksheet
  4. Ordinal Numbers
  5. Online Crossword
  6. Ordinal Numbers Crossword Online
  7. Ordinal Numbers Game
  8. Ordinal Numbers Practice Game
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