Your device is currently offline. You can view downloaded files in My Downloads.

Lesson Plan

12. Using operations with negative rational numbers (A)

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Content.7.EE.B.3 http://corestandards.org/Math/Content/7/EE/B/3
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Practice.MP7 http://corestandards.org/Math/Practice/MP7
Quick Assign

You have saved this lesson!

Here's where you can access your saved items.

Dismiss

Card of

or to view additional materials

You'll gain access to interventions, extensions, task implementation guides, and more for this lesson.

Lesson objective: Apply properties of operations to expressions with negative rational numbers.

This lesson provides an opportunity for students to apply their knowledge and understanding of properties of operations to a mathematical situation. Students are asked to complete expressions to represent a specific value that is a negative mixed number.

Key Concept students will use: 

  • We can use equivalent forms of rational numbers and the relationships between operations to solve problems.

Skills students will use:

  • Apply operations to rational numbers (Grade 7, Units 4 and 5)
  • Understanding equivalence of expressions (Grade 6, Unit 8)
  • Decomposing rational numbers (Grade 4, Unit 5)

Students engage in Mathematical Practice 7 (Look for and make use of structure) as they consider the structure of a negative rational number and its relationship to its opposite rational number and a number line.

Key vocabulary: 

  • properties of operations
  • decomposing
  • opposites

 

Related content

Appears in

Rational number operations ― multiplication and division

Provide feedback