#### What's Included

• Smart Notebooks Presentation
• Interactive Excel File
• Activ Inspire Flipchart
• Lesson Plan
• Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation

Students learn how to perform addition with negative numbers  Later in the lesson they are challenged to work with larger value numbers and solve complete a number pyramid using written methods.

The start of the lesson is used to recap adding and subtracting with two digit numbers.  In the main part they use a number to line to visualise how to add and subtract positive and negative numbers.  The plenary challenges students to work a problem backwards.

##### Differentiated Learning Objectives
• All students should be able to use a number line to add with negative numbers.
• Most students should be able to use written methods to add with negative numbers.
• Some students should be able to perform addition with positive and negative numbers and fractions.
Working with Negative Numbers

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