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General Lesson Information
 Lesson Plan ID: 33126 Title: Wonder Number Line Overview/Annotation: This lesson allows students to become familiar with a number line. Students can explore a number line and develop knowledge of numerical concepts. While it covers a 6th grade standard, this lesson can be used as part of a 7th or 8th grade lesson on integers.This is a College- and Career-Ready Standards showcase lesson plan.

Associated Standards and Objectives
Content Standard(s):
 MA2015 (6) 8. Understand 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, credits/debits, 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-NS5] MA2015 (6) 9. Understand 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-NS6] a. Recognize 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-NS6a] b. 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. [6-NS6b] c. 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. [6-NS6c]

Local/National Standards:

Math Practice Standards:

1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.

2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

4. Model with mathematics.

5. Use appropriate tools strategically.

6. Attend to precision.

7. Look for and make use of structure.

8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

Primary Learning Objective(s):

I CAN create a number line with negative and positive numbers.

I CAN identify opposites on a number line.

I CAN define absolute value as the distance of a number from 0.

Preparation Information
 Total Duration: 31 to 60 Minutes Materials and Resources: Blank sentence strips, Wonder Number Line activity guide (found in attachments), Math Toolbox which includes the following: pencil, paper, graph paper, markers, scissors, glue, calculator, sticky notes Technology Resources Needed: Interactive Whiteboard (Optional) with required software, Document camera, projector, laptop or computer capable of showing videos Background/Preparation: The teacher must make the appropriate number of copies of the "Wonder Number Line" activity guide (found in attachments). Copies should be made so that students can work collaboratively.Teacher must prepare the appropriate number of Math Toolboxes.Teacher must ensure that the video of Life Below Zero trailer works in their classroom.Students must have knowledge of number progression.

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