Semester 1 Topic 3 Level G

Task Name : Positive and Negative Number Poster Task Level : G (Grade 6)
Semester : 1 Topic : Directed Numbers VC Strand : Number and Place Value
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Equipment Needed : Poster Paper
Victorian Curriculum outcome : Investigate everyday situations that use integers. Locate and represent these numbers on a number line.
Task description : Students use a number line that includes positive and negative numbers to tell a story that includes both sets of integers. There should be ten points on their number line that correspond to a positive or negative number, and each point should show the associated positive or negative number.
Assessment options : Photograph of poster; digital image.
Teacher notes : Some ideas for real life contexts that use positive and negative numbers include: temperature; money; height above or below sea level; and historical dates using AD and BC.