Literacy & Math Ideas: Teaching Integers for Deep Understanding (Negative and Positive Numbers)

Negative and positive numbers seem like a straightforward subject. I have found students over the years that seem to understand the conc.

Order of Operation practice sticks. All positive numbers. 6th & 7th grades.                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Order of Operation practice sticks. All positive numbers. Can definitely modify this for and grades!

*Updated - 11/4/13*  This Freebie contains five number lines which would be excellent for learning support or beginners working with integers/ negative and positive numbers. Great to contact onto students desks for quick reference:  * -5 to 5 * -10 to 10 * -20 to 20 * Blank 11 spaces * Blank 21 spaces  Please consider leaving feedback if you like this item or your students have found it helpful.

This Freebie contains five number lines which would be excellent for learning support or beginners working with integers/ negative and positive numbers.

A simple tool to make integer operations more concrete

A manipulative for integer operations

A simple tool to make integer operations more concrete. This manipulative makes adding positive and negative numbers more intuitive. Integers come up in so many places, from middle school all the way through high school with solving equations. This tool h

Chatty class? Blurt beans will save your sanity! Complete directions for how to implement this positive behavior management system in your class tomorrow!

Blurt beans will save your sanity! Complete directions for how to implement this positive behavior management system in your class tomorrow! -- could be adjusted for middle school rewards

Walking the number line.  Cool idea for introducing adding and subtracting on a number line.

Walking the number line. Cool idea for introducing adding and subtracting on a number line. Could also be adapted for teaching integers to older students.

This is GREAT! Adding and Subtracting Positive and Negative Numbers

Love this explanation for positive and negative numbers. Positive numbers add a ballon, negative numbers add ballast. If you take away ballast (minus negative) the ballon goes up. If you add ballast (add a negative) you go down.

Ultimate Guide to Hands-On Math for 2nd, 3rd and 4th Grade

Ultimate Guide to Hands-On Math for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Grade

Teaching in Room 6: great explanation of adding and subtracting positive and negative numbers

Adding & subtracting positive and negative numbers on a number line. (Free printable number line and 'walking man' available on her page! Worked for my whole class, lowies used manipulatives, uppers moved on quick.

Multiplying Integers. (6-7 grade) 2 player. Black = Positive numbers Red = Negative Numbers each player flips over a card at the same time, the first to get the answer keeps the cards. Who ever has the most cards wins. (Pair students who are on the same level to provide a fair game)

Integer Flash

Integer Flash - Multiplying positive and negative integers is an important skill. Your students will love the challenge of trying to find the correct products first in this fun math activity!

Color by number lessons can be a fun change of pace for students and may be used for practice, as a review, as a math center, or as an assignment choice for differentiation of lessons.  Notice: All calculations in this puzzle involve positive numbers. If you are interested in order of operations problems with negatives, please check my store for an activity very similar to this one!  CCSS 5.A CCSS 6.EE CCSS 7.EE

by Jill Powers - Grade Color by number lessons can be a fun change of pace for students and may be used for practice, as.

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