September 11 2017

# Welcome to Math!

### Please take out:

• Unit 1 packet
• pencil

### Lesson: 1.2 Comparing and Ordering Integers

Learning Target: Students will be able to explain how to compare and order integers.

### Explain:

• Ordering Positive and Negative Integers, p. 14
• How does a number line help you order a set of integers?
• What is the best score Fred recorded for the week and when does it occur? How do you know?
• How do integers change as you move farther left from zero on the number line?

Do Your Turn, p.14 (2-3)

• What do the following changes in stock prices mean? -\$5, \$4, and \$0?
• Writing Inequalities, p. 15 – Math on the Spot Video & Example 2
• Can you always write two different inequality statements to compare two numbers with different values? Explain.
• If -1 is the greatest negative integer, is there a least negative integer? Explain.
•  Do Your Turn, p. 15 (4-8)
• Remember that an inequality sign always points to the lesser of two numbers.
• The mouth is always open to the bigger number.

### Elaborate:

How is a number line used to compare and order integers?

• Do Guided Practice, p. 16 (odds)
• Do Independent Practice, p. 17-18 (odds)

### Homework:

1. Do p. 16-18 (evens).
2. Get 1.1 Quiz signed by parent.

(Switch name cards for next class.)

# See you tomorrow!

Posted September 11, 2017 by missnichols in category Math, Miss Nichols' posts

## About the Author

I am a teacher of 6th grade honors language arts and math at Jane Addams Middle School in Lawndale, CA.