# Integers

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Integer Rules Poster -- I love the "love/hate" section at the bottom! Cool approach

Integers Foldable. I'm a huge lover of foldables, they are notes the kids ENJOY taking and can actually USE!! What's not to love!?

Check out these 12 ideas to help students become masters at adding and subtracting integers. Includes a FREE download to give students more practice with integers.

I always start off my eighth grade classes with a review of integers. My favorite way to open up our integer review involves a document camera, projector, and some basic round manipulatives with a different color on each side. My set is represented with

Adding and Subtracting Integers 4 by 5 Maze

Great reference for Adding Positive and Negative Numbers! | Great Maths Teaching Ideas

A simple tool to make integer operations more concrete. This manipulative makes adding positive and negative numbers more intuitive. Integers come up in so many places, from middle school all the way through high school with solving equations. This tool helped even my Algebra 2 students get more confident when working with integers.

Integers card game: The red cards are negative and the black are positive. Each player starts with 6 cards, drawing one at the beginning of their turn and discarding one at the end. The goal is to play pairs that equal 6 or -6. The person playing 3 pairs first wins. The other players add the absolute value of their cards to get a score. The goal is to have the lowest score at the end of the game.

Positive and Negative Integer Chart

A step by step guide for breaking down the teaching of additive inverse and adding & subtracting integers using I Can Statements. This is a great addition to the interactive notebook, and you can download your own copy for FREE.