## Reflection: Perseverance Adding and Subtracting Rational Numbers - Practice Makes Perfect! - Section 2: Explore

For this activity, having the answers posted was key.  Students know that when I am working with small groups that they should do their best to figure problems out without interrupting my group.  I heard several groups of students have discussions about answers that I had posted, and they actually sat back down and stuck with problems until they could get the same answers as me.  I was really impressed that students persevered with the problems instead of interrupting me for a quick answer.

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# Adding and Subtracting Rational Numbers - Practice Makes Perfect!

Unit 4: Operations with Rational Numbers
Lesson 17 of 23

## Big Idea: I think I can…I think I can…don’t think…DO! This lesson will turn thinking into doing by giving students practice on their fluency with adding and subtracting rational numbers.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, 7th grade, rational numbers
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### Heather Stephan

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