Reflection: Rigor Identifying and Representing Rational Numbers on a Number Line - Section 4: Independent Practice


When I pull together problems for my lesson materials, I am intentional about the level of complexity in the problem sets.  I intentionally start off each section (partner practice, independent practice, and my homework) at a level that I feel all of my students will be able to complete.  The problem sets increase in complexity as students work through them.

As students are working, whether individually or in pairs, I have the ability to differentiate what students are doing in the moment.  If a pair, for example, is quickly finding success with the early partner practice problems, I'll tell them to try a more difficult exercise.  I may tell individual students to start the independent work in the middle of the problem set.

I'll identify the more challenging problems on my lesson plan and packet, so that I am immediately ready with an academic challenge.  

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Identifying and Representing Rational Numbers on a Number Line

Unit 3: Integers and Rational Numbers
Lesson 6 of 8

Objective: SWBAT identify and represent rational numbers on the number line.

Big Idea: Rational numbers and number lines can be used to represent real world situations.

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Math, Fractions, Decimals, Number lines , Integers, rational numbers, number line
  62 minutes
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