6.NS.C.6

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- 6.NS.C.5Understand that positive and negative numbers are used together to describe quantities having opposite directions or values (e.g., temperature above/below zero, elevation above/below sea level, debits/credits, positive/negative electric charge); use positive and negative numbers to represent quantities in real-world contexts, explaining the meaning of 0 in each situation.
- 6.NS.C.6Understand a rational number as a point on the number line. Extend number line diagrams and coordinate axes familiar from previous grades to represent points on the line and in the plane with negative number coordinates.
- 6.NS.C.7Understand ordering and absolute value of rational numbers.
- 6.NS.C.8Solve real-world and mathematical problems by graphing points in all four quadrants of the coordinate plane. Include use of coordinates and absolute value to find distances between points with the same first coordinate or the same second coordinate.

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6.NS.C.6b

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- 6.NS.C.6aRecognize opposite signs of numbers as indicating locations on opposite sides of 0 on the number line; recognize that the opposite of the opposite of a number is the number itself, e.g., –(–3) = 3, and that 0 is its own opposite.
- 6.NS.C.6bUnderstand signs of numbers in ordered pairs as indicating locations in quadrants of the coordinate plane; recognize that when two ordered pairs differ only by signs, the locations of the points are related by reflections across one or both axes.
- 6.NS.C.6cFind and position integers and other rational numbers on a horizontal or vertical number line diagram; find and position pairs of integers and other rational numbers on a coordinate plane.

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## 6.NS.C.6b

## Understand signs of numbers in ordered pairs as indicating locations in quadrants of the coordinate plane; recognize that when two ordered pairs differ only by signs, the locations of the points are related by reflections across one or both axes.

11 Lesson(s)

### Tracking Stocks and Distance on the Coordinate Plane

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Integers and Rational Numbers

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Integers and Rational Numbers

Big Idea:

#### Which stock price had the largest change? How do you know? What is the distance between (a, 5) and (a, -3)? Students continue tracking their investments and work on strategies for calculating length of horizontal and vertical lines.

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### Unit Test

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Integers and Rational Numbers

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Integers and Rational Numbers

### Reflection of Coordinates

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Rational Numbers

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Rational Numbers

### Show What You Know + Stocks Wrap Up

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Integers and Rational Numbers

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Integers and Rational Numbers

### Understanding the Coordinate Plane

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Rational Numbers

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Rational Numbers

### Distance Between Two Points, Day 1

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Rational Numbers

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Rational Numbers

### Points of Reflection

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Rational Explorations: Numbers & Their Opposites

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Rational Explorations: Numbers & Their Opposites

Big Idea:

#### It was here... Now it's there: Reflecting coordinate points across the x and y axis.

Standards:

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### What Kind of Plane is This?

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Rational Explorations: Numbers & Their Opposites

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Rational Explorations: Numbers & Their Opposites

### Coordinating Shapes

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Rational Explorations: Numbers & Their Opposites

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Rational Explorations: Numbers & Their Opposites

### Coordinate Plane and Shapes

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Rational Numbers

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Rational Numbers

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