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Ordinal Numbers Worksheets

This free set of ordinal numbers worksheets will help your students develop an understanding of ordinal numbers.

This download can be used as individual practice pages or to create a workbook for students.

This is another free resource for teachers or homeschool families from The Curriculum Corner.

What are Ordinal & Cardinal Numbers?

Cardinal numbers are numbers that tell how many of something there are. Examples are one, two, three or four.

Ordinal numbers are numbers that show the position of an item. Examples are first, second, third or fourth.

Most ordinal numbers end in the letters th. The exceptions to this rule are 1st, 2nd and 3rd. This is also true for two-digit numbers like 21st.

Here are examples of each type of numbers:

Cardinal Numbers

1 One

2 Two

3 Three

4 Four

5 Five

6 Six

7 Seven

8 Eight

9 Nine

10 Ten

11 Eleven

12 Twelve

13 Thirteen

14 Fourteen

15 Fifteen

16 Sixteen

17 Seventeen

18 Eighteen

19 Nineteen

20 Twenty

Ordinal Numbers

1st First

2nd Second

3rd Third

4th Fourth

5th Fifth

6th Sixth

7th Seventh

8th Eight

9th Ninth

10th Tenth

11th Eleventh

12th Twelfth

13th Thirteenth

14th Fourteenth

15th Fifteenth

16 Sixteenth

17 Seventeen

18 EIghteenth

19 Nineteenth

20 Twentieth

This free set of ordinal numbers worksheets will help your students develop an understanding of ordinal numbers.

About these ordinal numbers worksheets

This download contains a cover page for creating a math workbook. You will then find 12 different pages for skill practice.

Some of the pages provide practice with places first through fifth. Others continue to the tenth place.

You will find matching pages where students draw lines to match the ordinal number with a picture.

Others contains reading and comprehension practice. Students will read the sentences and then follow the directions.

You can download these free pages here:

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You will find additional practice is this Numbers, Counting & Ordering Unit of Study:

As with all of our resources, The Curriculum Corner creates these for free classroom use. Our products may not be sold. You may print and copy for your personal classroom use. These are also great for home school families!

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