This is a one time class on how to perform operations with positive and negative numbers. This is an ideal lesson as an introduction or as a review for integers. The student will be given a printable worksheet with number lines that will be used during class. The worksheet can also be utilized for additional practice to do after the class is over. At the end of class, we will play a review card game where students will calculate the value of their hand. Students may use their own deck of...
Students will improve their understanding of positive and negative numbers. They will be able to perform basic operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) of both positive and negative numbers through the use of number lines and mental math.
I have a B.S. in Secondary Mathematics Education from the University of South Florida. I have experience teaching Pre-Algebra, Algebra, and Geometry in a public Middle School. I have 10+ years of experience as a math tutor for ages 11 to 18.
No homework is required, but students will be given additional number lines and problems if they wish to further practice their learning.
1 file available upon enrollmentA one page worksheet will be provided. (It can be printed multiple times for additional number lines.) Optional: Students may bring their own deck of cards for a review game. If they do not have a deck of cards, I will provide it virtually.
Students will not be given a grade for this course. However, informal assessments will occur as students work on practice problems and participate in the card game.
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
I may screen share some example questions from Khan Academy. Optional homework may be assigned through Khan Academy.