# Rational Numbers

**Module 3: Rational Numbers**

Menu of items for this topic

**Vocabulary**:

**Strategies**:

Vertical and horizontal number lines

**Focus Standards for this module:**

**Topic A**: Understanding Positive and Negative Numbers on the Number Line (6.NS.C.5, 6.NS.C.6a, 6.NS.C.6c)

Lesson 1: Positive and Negative Numbers on the Number Line-- Opposite Direction and Value

LZ480 Positive and Negative numbers using a number line

LZ698 Positive and Negative numbers with temperature

LZ697 Positive and Negative numbers with elevation

LZ699 Positive and Negative numbers with money

Overview of positive and negative numbers

Lessons 2 and 3: Real-World Positive and Negative Numbers and Zero

Some of the videos above will help with the real world problems with positive and negative numbers and zero

Lesson 4: The Opposite of a Number

LZ481 Understanding the opposite of a number by looking at a number line

Finding the opposite of a number

Lesson 5: The Opposite of a Number's Opposite

Practice finding the opposite of an opposite. If you get stuck, click on Watch Video in the lower right part of the screen.

Lesson 6: Rational Numbers on the Number Line

**Topic B:** Order and Absolute Value (6.NS.C.6c, 6.NS.C.7)

Lessons 7-8: Ordering Integers and Other Rational Numbers

Using a number line to order integers and other rational numbers

Game to practice ordering integers and other rational numbers

Lesson 9: Comparing Integers and Other Rational Numbers

Comparing integers using a number line

Lesson 10: Writing and Interpreting Inequality Statements Involving Rational Numbers

Listen to full lesson (24 minutes)

Lesson 11: Absolute Value-- Magnitude and Distance

Full Lesson (26 minutes)

Game to practice absolute value

Lesson 12: The Relationship Between Absolute Value and Order

Absolute value and ordering integers

Lesson 13: Statements of Order in the Real World

Absolute Value in the Real World

**Topic C**: Rational Numbers and the Coordinate Plane (6.NS.C.6b, 6.BS.C.6c, 6.NS.C.8)

Lesson 14: Ordered Pairs

Graphing ordered pairs on a coordinate plane

Lesson 15: Locating Ordered Pairs on the Coordinate Plane

Graphing ordered pairs in each quadrant

Lesson 16: Symmetry in the Coordinate Plane

Lesson 17: Drawing the Coordinate Plane and Points on the Plane

Video: Explains graphing points on a coordinate plane

Lesson 18: Distance on the Coordinate Plane

Video: LZ3239

Lesson 19: Problem-Solving and the Coordinate Plane

Video example 2 (first quadrant only)

Games to use to review: