This is an interactive activity. Cut out numbers the numbers provided. It is recommended to use 2 different colors of paper- one for the benchmark numbers and one for the other numbers. Use the 3 benchmarks and put them up. Have students place the other 24 numbers in the correct position on the number line. These numbers include square roots, cube roots, exponents, fractions, and decimals. Both rational and irrational numbers are included.
Standard: 8. NS.2 Use rational approximations of irrational numbers to compare the size of irrational numbers, locate them approximately on a number line diagram, and estimate the value of expressions.