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# Show What You Know About Integers and Rational Numbers

Lesson 8 of 17

## Objective: SWBAT: • Show what they know about integers and rational numbers.

*60 minutes*

#### Do Now

*10 min*

See my **Do Now** in my Strategy folder that explains my beginning of class routines.

Often, I create do nows that have problems that connect to the task that students will be working on that day. Today I want students to complete a couple review problems before they take their quiz.

I ask for a volunteer to share out his/her thinking and answer for each question. For problem 1, I want students to be able to compare the integers in the context of scuba diving. If students struggle with this, I draw a vertical number line and we plot the location of each diver. For problem 2, I am looking to see if students can accurately place rational numbers on a number line. Did they place -1.5 directly in between -1 and -2, or did they mistakenly put it between 0 and -1? How did students figure out the location of -2 ¼?

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#### Quiz Review (optional)

*10 min*

I ask the students if they have any questions they want answered before they take the quiz. I encourage students to look at their homework assignment from the previous night. If there is a question, students participate in a **Think Pair Share **with a partner and we share out ideas.

I do my best to keep the review brief. It is easy for this review to stretch and take over the period. I set a timer and hold myself to this.

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#### Quiz

*30 min*

I give students the **Quiz.** Students engage with **MP1: Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them**. If students do not finish in the allotted time, they set up a time (preferably that day) to come in and complete it. I use this data to inform my instruction. If students struggle with a concept, I will spiral it into do nows and homework assignments. I may also add a few problems on that topic to the next quiz.

#### Resources

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Over the next few lessons we will be working with stocks. I want to know what students know and wonder about regarding stocks and the stock market. I give students a few minutes to jot down notes, and then they share out their ideas and questions.

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*Responding to Erin Rosario*

Hi Erin. I just uploaded the quiz. Sorry that I didn't do it in time for you to use it. Thanks for the positive words - I appreciate it!

| 2 years ago | Reply

Hi Andrea! I am a huge fan of your lessons. I can see how much effort you put into them. I was wondering if you could post the Quiz from this lesson. I would love to use it in class at the end of this week. I would be so appreciative! Thank you for all that you do; you are making my life in the classroom so much more productive and manageable! Thank you!

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- UNIT 1: Intro to 6th Grade Math & Number Characteristics
- UNIT 2: The College Project - Working with Decimals
- UNIT 3: Integers and Rational Numbers
- UNIT 4: Fraction Operations
- UNIT 5: Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates
- UNIT 6: Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities
- UNIT 7: Geometry
- UNIT 8: Geometry
- UNIT 9: Statistics
- UNIT 10: Review Unit

- LESSON 1: Pre Test
- LESSON 2: Where Does That Fall On The Number Line?
- LESSON 3: How Close Is "Close"?
- LESSON 4: What Are Integers?
- LESSON 5: Adding and Subtracting Integers on a Number Line
- LESSON 6: Adding and Subtracting Integers with Counters
- LESSON 7: Rational Numbers and Integer Practice
- LESSON 8: Show What You Know About Integers and Rational Numbers
- LESSON 9: Absolute Value and Stocks
- LESSON 10: Tracking Stocks and the Coordinate Plane
- LESSON 11: Tracking Stocks and Distance on the Coordinate Plane
- LESSON 12: Tracking Investments and Review
- LESSON 13: Show What You Know + Stocks Wrap Up
- LESSON 14: What Rides Can You Go On?
- LESSON 15: Inequalities
- LESSON 16: Unit Review Stations
- LESSON 17: Unit Test