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Here is where using sentence frames play an important role in developing the language of math beginning early in K when students begin comparing two objects:
(_________) is longer than/shorter than (__________).
Additive comparison: (Blank) is _____ more than (blank) or (________) is ____ less than (_____).
Multiplicative comparison: ( A ) is _____ times more than (B). or
(B) is (fraction) as big as (A).