Positive And Negative To Describe Opposites Math Games

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In this series of games, your students will learn that positive and negative numbers are used together to describe quantities having opposite directions or values. The Positive And Negative To Describe Opposites learning objective — based on CCSS and state standards — delivers improved student engagement and academic performance in your classroom, as demonstrated by research. This learning objective directly references 6.NS.C.5 as written in the common core national math standards.

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Concepts Covered

The number line is extended to the left of the number line to include negative numbers. Recognize 0 as neither negative nor positive. Zero has no value and can be used as a measuring point for value. The opposite of 0 is 0. A Number with opposite signs is equidistant from 0 on the number line in opposite directions. The opposite of the opposite of a number is the number itself. Identify the opposite of a number with or without a number line diagram.

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