7th Grade MAT Targeted Standards Domain (NS) The Number System Cluster: Apply and extend previous understandings of operations with fractions to add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational numbers

MAT-07.NS.01 Apply and extend previous understandings of addition and subtraction to add and subtract rational numbers; represent addition and subtraction on a horizontal or vertical number line diagram.

a. Describe situations in which opposite quantities combine to make 0.

b. Understand p + q as the number located a distance |q| from p, in the positive or negative direction depending on whether q is positive or negative. Show that a number and its opposite have a sum of 0 (are additive inverses). Interpret sums of rational numbers by describing real-world contexts.

c. Understand subtraction of rational numbers as adding the additive inverse, p – q = p + (–q). Show that the distance between two rational numbers on the number line is the absolute value of their difference, and apply this principle in real-world contexts.

d. Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract rational numbers.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

I can plot integers and rational numbers on a number line.

Reasoning Targets

I can represent addition and subtraction problems on a number line.