Integer operations. Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing positives & negatives
Because this topic is so confusing for so many, this concise visual lays it all out simply. Use it to teach and as a reference. Great for new learners or those who are rusty and need a simple explanation. Have them keep it in a handy place to refer to whenever they're not quite clear on how to proceed.
No more long wordy handouts that students' can't interpret and get hidden away forever!
With sketching notes breaking out as a powerful and engaging tool for visual learners, this sketch will quickly grab your students' attention and stamp itself into their memories!
You could even have them try creating some sketches of their own!
...Offering the big picture before revealing the pieces clears a direct path to a coherent idea...