GOAL: I can add positive and negative numbers without using a calculator

 Learning Standards Common Core Standard: 7.EE.1

 Resources GREEN BOOK Reference: Pages: 64 ─ 67 Practice on page 67, #13-39 odds. RED BOOK Reference:Pages: 73 ─ 77  Practice on page 76, #17-27 odds. BLACK BOOK Reference: Pages: 30 ─ 34 Practice on page 34, #11-25 odds.

 Lesson Vocabulary Integer Positive and negative numbers that are not fractions and do not have decimals.

 Video Tutorials Topic Description Time (min: sec) Adding Integers Introduction (CCC Streaming Media) 3:46 Adding Negative Integers Introduction (Kahn Academy) 5:41 Adding Positive and Negative Integers Another good video (Kahn Academy) 5:32 Adding Numbers with theSame Signs or Different Signs Current Algebra Textbook, Chap 1, Sec 5 5:00

 Strategies and Content Practice Begin(prepare) What do you recall about adding positive numbers? What makes adding positive and negative or negative and negative numbers different? Engage Here's a rhyme that sounds like "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" that might help you to remember how to add positive and negative numbers together... Same Signs, Add and KeepDifferent Signs, SubtractKeep the Sign of the Bigger NumberThen You'll Be Exact. Assess(formative) After example problems and videos, try to solve the Practice Worksheets above.  The answers to the practices are on the last page so you can check how well you are doing.Please see me for more help if you are having difficulty with the practices.