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.6c

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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.6c

## Find 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.

12 Lesson(s)

### Introducing the Number Line

6th Grade Math »
Unit: 6th grade tool box

6th Grade Math »
Unit: 6th grade tool box

### Rational Numbers on the Number Line

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Number Sense (2)

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Number Sense (2)

### The double number line

6th Grade Math »
Unit: 6th grade tool box

6th Grade Math »
Unit: 6th grade tool box

### Adding and Subtracting Integers on a Number Line

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Integers and Rational Numbers

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Integers and Rational Numbers

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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### Unit Test

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Integers and Rational Numbers

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Unit: Integers and 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

### 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

### Order Up! Ordering and Comparing Integers

7th Grade Math »
Unit: Integers

7th Grade Math »
Unit: Integers

### Equivalent expression assessment

7th Grade Math »
Unit: Equivalent Expressions

7th Grade Math »
Unit: Equivalent Expressions

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