Adding and Subtracting Integers on a Number Line

Unit 3: Integers and Rational Numbers
Lesson 5 of 17

Objective: SWBAT: • Add and subtract integers using a number line

Big Idea: What happens when you add positive 5 and negative 3? What happens when you subtract positive 2 from negative 3? Students work with a number line and football to model adding and subtracting integers.

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Math, Integers, Number Sense and Operations, number line, 6th grade, master teacher project, adding integers, subtracting integers
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