This PowerPoint presentation illustrates how to Model "Subtraction" of Integers using a number line and counters. Plenty of practice problems are included for the students to work as you are teaching the lesson. This PowerPoint will work nicely if you are looking for a resource for the common core standard 7.NS.1.
Summary: This cross curricular lesson begins with a brief explanation of the annual migration of the beautiful monarch butterfly to Mexico, thus serving as a real-world connection that will help the student understand the importance being able to work with integers. It then proceeds to demonstrate how to model subtraction on a number line. Once that skill has been mastered, you can proceed to demonstrating how to model subtraction using counters.
If you would like the worksheet that follows along with this PowerPoint, it can be accessed for FREE by clicking on the following link:
7.NS.1 Modeling Subtraction of Integers w/Number Lines and Counters (Prac & QUIZ)
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Amy and Amanda
Date Uploaded: 09/13/2014