Integers: Introduction to the concept, with activities comparing temperatures and money. (view)

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Unit 1 (view description)
Learning goals:
Define the set of integers, positive numbers, negative numbers, and signs., Order a set of integers from least to greatest. Order a set of integers from greatest to least., Recognize that Integers get smaller in value as you move to the left, and larger as you move to the right on a thermometer., Apply procedures for comparing and ordering integers to complete interactive exercises


This lesson will be the first of six lessons guiding students in constructing the abstract concepts necessary to understand adding positive and negative integers. It is designed for adult learners (or middle school or older) who are not fluent with using numbers.