• Unit 1 - Accentuate the Negative

    In this unit, students will learn how to do the following bullet points.  Blue, underlined vocabulary words are linked to a definition on Mrs. Miller's Quizlet page.  On Mrs. Miller's Quizlet page, one can refer to or practice the vocabulary from this unit at any time in many different ways.  There are options to read, listen, view pictures, or play games associated with the vocabulary terms - please utilize this online tool that Mrs. Miller has provided. 

       -Use appropriate notation to indicate positive and negative numbers and zero

       -Compare and order rational numbers and locate them on a number line

       -Understand the relationship between a number and its opposite (additive inverse)
     
       -Relate direction and distance to the number line
     
       -Develop and use different models (number line, chip model) for representing addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
     
       -Develop algorithms for adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing positive and negative numbers
     
       -Interpret and write mathematical sentences to show relationships and solve problems
     
       -Write and use related fact families for addition/subtraction and multiplication/division to solve simple equations

       -Use parentheses and the Order of Operations in computations

       -Use the commutative properties of addition and multiplication

       -Apply the Distributive Property to simplify expressions and solve problems
     
       -Use models and rational numbers to represent and solve problems