Grade 7 Mathematics Module 2, Topic A, Lesson 2

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Student Outcomes

  • Students model integer addition on the number line by using horizontal arrows; e.g., an arrow for is a horizontal arrow of length pointing in the negative direction.
  • Students recognize that the length of an arrow on the number line is the absolute value of the integer.
  • Students add arrows (realizing that adding arrows is the same as combining numbers in the Integer Game).  Given several arrows, students indicate the number that the arrows represent (the sum).

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
7.NS.1.b Understand p + q as the number located a distance |q| from p, in the positive or negative direction...

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