Grade 6 Mathematics Module 3, Topic A, Lesson 1


Student Outcomes

  • Students extend their understanding of the number line, which includes zero and numbers to the right, that are above zero, and numbers to the left, that are below zero.
  • Students use positive integers to locate negative integers, moving in the opposite direction from zero.
  • Students understand that the set of integers includes the set of positive whole numbers and their opposites, as well as zero.  They also understand that zero is its own opposite.

Downloadable Resources

Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
6.NS.5 Understand that positive and negative numbers are used together to describe quantities having...
6.NS.6.a Recognize opposite signs of numbers as indicating locations on opposite sides of 0 on the number...

Curriculum Map