## Unit 3.5 TTG Adding and Subtracting Integers with counters.docx - Section 6: Closure and Ticket to Go

Unit 3.5 TTG Adding and Subtracting Integers with counters.docx

# Adding and Subtracting Integers with Counters

Unit 3: Integers and Rational Numbers
Lesson 6 of 17

## Big Idea: What are opposites and what happens when you add them together? How can you use counters to model 7-9? What about 3 – (-3)? Students work with counters to model adding and subtracting integers.

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Math, Integers, Number Sense and Operations, adding integers, 6th grade, subtracting integers, master teacher project, counters
60 minutes

### Andrea Palmer

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