Adding and Subtracting with Negative Numbers

Adding and Subtracting with Negative Numbers
Adding and Subtracting with Negative Numbers
Adding and Subtracting with Negative Numbers
Adding and Subtracting with Negative Numbers

              Adding and Subtracting with Negative Numbers

              Adding and subtracting with negative numbers is taught through the use of a number line.  As learning progresses students begin to visualise the calculation and use written methods for larger and smaller values.  Students later apply their learning to complete number pyramids involving a mixture of positive and negative integers.
              Differentiated Learning Objectives
              • All students should be able to add and subtract with negative numbers using a number line.
              • Most students should be able to add and subtract with negative numbers using written methods.
              • Some students should be able to recognise that a 3 - -2 becomes 3 + 2 through a change of direction on the number line.
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