6th Grade MAT Targeted Standards Domain (NS) The Number System Cluster: Apply and extend previous understandings of numbers to the system of rational numbers

Understand ordering and absolute value of rational numbers.

MAT-06.NS.07.c Understand the absolute value of a rational number as its distance from 0 on the number line; interpret absolute value as magnitude for a positive or negative quantity in a real-world situation.

For example, for an account balance of –30 dollars, write |–30| = 30 to describe the size of the debt in dollars.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

I can define absolute value.

Reasoning Targets

I can use absolute value to describe magnitude or size in real world situations.