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Common Core Standards

Positive & Negative Numbers

Grade: 6th Grade
Standard:

Math.6.NS.5 or 6.NS.C.5

Description:

Understand that positive and negative numbers are used together to describe quantities having opposite directions or values (e.g., temperature above/below zero, elevation above/below sea level, credits/debits, positive/negative electric charge); use positive and negative numbers to represent quantities in real-world contexts, explaining the meaning of 0 in each situation.

Standard:

Math.6.NS.6a or 6.NS.C.6.A

Description:

Recognize opposite signs of numbers as indicating locations on opposite sides of 0 on the number line; recognize that the opposite of the opposite of a number is the number itself, e.g., –(–3) = 3, and that 0 is its own opposite.

Standard:

CC.2.1.6.E.4

Description:

Apply and extend previous understandings of numbers to thesystem of rational numbers.

Standard:

M06.A-N.3.1.1

Description:

Represent quantities in real-world contexts using positive and negative numbers, explaining the meaning of 0 in each situation (e.g., temperature above/below zero, elevation above/below sea level, credits/debits, positive/negative electric charge).

Standard:

M06.A-N.3.1.2

Description:

Determine the opposite of a number and recognize that the opposite of the opposite of a number is the number itself (e.g., –(–3) = 3; 0 is its own opposite).

Standard:

M06.A-N.3.1.3

Description:

Locate and plot integers and other rational numbers on a horizontal or vertical number line; locate and plot pairs of integers and other rational numbers on a coordinate plane.

6th Grade Math - Positive & Negative Numbers Lesson
 
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