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Instructional Video3:09
New Mexico State University

Number Rights

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
You do not have to be whole to be important. Individuals watch a video on the importance of rational numbers on the number line. Scholars use their knowledge to rename numbers on the number line as well as place rationals on a number...
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Worksheet
Lane Community College

Review Sheets: Beginning Algebra

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
This jumbo worksheet contains everything you need to get through Pre-Algebra. Begin with simple expressions, and end with linear functions and polygons. There are multiple problems for each topic to make sure those skills are set. 
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Is Bigger Always Better?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore rational numbers with the young mathematicians in your class. They will investigate decimals, fractions, and percents before ordering and comparing rational numbers. This multi-day unit includes differentiation activities and...
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Workbook
Utah Education Network (UEN)

Extending the Number System

For Students 6th Standards
Don't feel negative about negative numbers. Individuals extend their knowledge of positive numbers and fractions to rational numbers. They see how to represent negative rational numbers on a number line, learn about opposites and...
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Properties of Rational Numbers: Lollipop Trees

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A six-question interactive takes mathematicians to Lollipop Land where they manipulate lollipop trees to make equivalent ratios.  Question types include multiple-choice, true or false, and a discussion. 
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Unit Plan
New York City Department of Education

Rational Numbers

For Teachers 7th Standards
Order up a unit on rational numbers. A unit overview gives a basic outline of instruction and activities on rational numbers for the 7.NS domain. A performance task on profits at pizzerias assesses understanding of the concepts in the...
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Assessment
CCSS Math Activities

Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Claim 2

For Teachers 7th Standards
To solve or not to solve that is the problem. A slide presentation of 17 items show different ways that Smarter Balanced assesses Claim 2, problem solving. The items span from sixth and seventh grade concepts to highlight the...
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Assessment
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CCSS Math Activities

Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Claim 3

For Teachers 8th Standards
Communication is the key. A dozen sample items require scholars to communicate their reasoning involved in arriving at a solution. The PowerPoint from the Gr. 8 Claim 2 - 4 Item Slide Shows series uses a variety of content to illicit...
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Assessment
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CCSS Math Activities

Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Target A

For Teachers 8th Standards
Take an irrational approach to numbers with a Smarter Balanced assessment that covers the introduction of irrational numbers. The nine items cover identifying irrational numbers, approximating them with rational numbers, and converting...
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Assessment
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CCSS Math Activities

Smarter Balanced Sample Items: High School Math – Claim 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Communication is the key. A presentation provides 25 sample items for Claim 3, Communicating Reasoning, for the Smarter Balanced High School Math assessment. Items require pupils to answer the question and provide logical reasoning to...
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Assessment
CCSS Math Activities

Smarter Balanced Sample Items: High School Math – Target B

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
There are only two options to consider: rational or irrational. Pupils review rational and irrational numbers by answering a set of eight questions provided in a PowerPoint presentation. Part of larger Claim 1 Item Slide Show series, the...
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Assessment
Concord Consortium

Last Digit Arithmetic

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Mathematics involves a study of patterns. The exploratory lesson has learners consider the addition pattern in different sets of numbers. Each set has a different pattern that pupils describe mathematically. The patterns involve both...
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Activity
5280 Math

Decimal Patterns

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Find patterns in the process instead of the result. Learners convert series of decimals and fractions identifying patterns along the way. The lesson includes nine problem tasks with progressively more involved patterns.
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Rational Numbers in Applications: Batch of Brownies as Rational Numbers

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Sharing is caring—especially with brownies! Young mathematicians use an interactive to split a batch of brownies between several friends given constraints. They answer some challenge questions to check that each friend has the correct...
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Rational Numbers in Applications: Pizza with Friends

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Explore the application of fractions in a real-life situation. Learners manipulate an interactive simulation to model a given scenario. They find fractions of fractions and explain the importance of the part-to-whole comparison.
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Activity
Education Development Center

Sum of Rational and Irrational is Irrational

For Teachers 8th - 9th Standards
Sometimes the indirect path is best. Scholars determine whether the sum of a rational number and an irrational number is irrational. Reading a transcript of a conversation between classmates leads to an indirect proof of this concept.
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Assessment
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California Education Partners

Least and Greatest

For Students 7th Standards
Squares can be magic. Pupils use their knowledge of addition of positive and negative rational numbers to create a 3 X 3 magic square where the sums are 1. Scholars create addition and multiplication expressions with a set of rational...
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Assessment
EngageNY

End-of-Module Assessment Task: Grade 6 Math Module 3

For Students 6th Standards
The last installment of a 21-part module is an end-of-module assessment. Individuals show their understanding of positive and negative numbers on the number line, absolute value, and the coordinate plane in a variety of contexts.
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Assessment
EngageNY

Mid-Module Assessment Task: Grade 6 Math Module 3

For Students 6th Standards
Ensure your class has a solid understanding of positive and negative integers before moving on. The 14th installment of a 21-part series is a mid-module assessment. Scholars solve problems on positive and negative integers, on ordering...
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Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Writing and Interpreting Inequality Statements Involving Rational Numbers

For Students 6th Standards
Statements often have multiple interpretations — but not these inequality statements. Scholars compare rational numbers and write inequality statements symbolically. The lesson includes problems that require comparing three numbers.
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Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Comparing Integers and Other Rational Numbers

For Students 6th Standards
The ninth installment of a 21-part module has pupils compare integers and rational numbers in decimal and fraction form. They match stories to number lines and compare values in the stories.
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Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Ordering Integers and Other Rational Numbers II

For Students 6th Standards
Individuals build on prior knowledge to order a set of rational numbers from least to greatest or greatest to least. As part of the lesson plan, they order rational numbers written in different forms.
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Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Ordering Integers and Other Rational Numbers

For Students 6th Standards
Scholars learn to order rational numbers in the seventh lesson in a series of 21. Reasoning about numbers on a number line allows for this ordering.
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Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Rational Numbers on the Number Line

For Students 6th Standards
Individuals learn how to plot rational numbers on the number line in the sixth lesson of a 21-part module. They identify appropriate units and determine opposites of rational numbers.