Statements of Order in the Real World

Positive and negative numbers are all around us. Groups read short story contexts and identify a rational number that represents the values in the context. They order the rational numbers and interpret statements of inequality.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Bring in newspaper articles and have individuals analyze numbers in the clippings
Classroom Considerations

  • Builds on prior knowledge
  • 13th lesson in a series of 21
  • Learners should understand financial terms related to increases and decreases
Pros

  • Incorporates a lot of material from the module, providing a review for the next installment, a mid-module assessment 
  • Scaffolding tips allow all learners access to material
Cons

  • None