ALEX Learning Activity Resources

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   View Standards     Standard(s): [MA2015] (6) 8 :
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]

Subject: Mathematics (6)
Title: Jumping Around With Integers

In this introduction to integers, the students discuss the meaning of the number zero and then practice determining whether a situation should be represented by a positive or a negative number. They will either jump or sit down to physically represent integers.

This activity results from the ALEX Resource Development Summit.

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