Note: This post refers to class on September 19th, 2017

# Learning Opportunity

Page 22 #39-42 (show on number line and write number sentence)

Page 23 #47

# Today in Class

Today students were shown this image.

Students were first asked what they noticed about the image. Here are some of the responses:

They were then asked what they wondered about the image.

After reviewing their responses I read to them the following information:

We discussed the temperatures and what it must be like to go from two different extreme temperatures. The students were then shown this image:

We reviewed that “n” is a variable and it is used to represent a number. In the first number sentence “n” represents -140. That makes the number sentence 120 + -140 = -20. In the second number sentence “n” represents 140. That would make the second number sentence -20 + 140 = 120.

After discussing number lines and number sentences, students worked in groups on the following problems:

Here are students showing number lines and number sentences for these problems: