Students will model subtraction of integers using a number line.

Is subtraction the complete opposite of addition?

5 minutes

**POD**

As student enter the room, they will have a seat, take out their **Problem of the Day** (POD) sheet and begin to work on the question on the SMARTboard. The POD also allows students to use MP 3 continually based on the discussions we have about the problem each day.

Use the number line to model how to perform the following subtraction:

-5 – (-7)

**Learning Target**

The target for the day is also on the SMARTboard each day when students enter the room. The target for today’s lesson is for students to model subtraction using a number line.

25 minutes

5 minutes

How do you know the sign of an answer when you subtract integers?