Unit Title: Operations with Integers

Grade Level: 7th Grade

State: Illinois

Unit Overview: This unit is designed to help students develop a solid understanding of adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing integers. Students will learn to apply these operations to solve real-world problems and develop fluency in performing calculations with integers. The unit will consist of a series of lessons that progressively build upon each other, providing students with ample practice and opportunities for application.

Lesson 1: Introduction to Integers Objective: Introduce the concept of integers and their representation on a number line.

- Define integers and explain their purpose in representing positive and negative numbers.
- Demonstrate how to represent integers on a number line.
- Provide examples of real-world situations where integers are used.

Lesson 2: Adding Integers Objective: Teach students how to add integers using different strategies.

- Review the concept of adding positive and negative numbers.
- Introduce the rules for adding integers with the same sign and different signs.
- Model and practice adding integers using number lines, counters, and algebraic expressions.
- Provide real-world examples for adding integers.

Lesson 3: Subtracting Integers Objective: Teach students how to subtract integers using various methods.

- Review the concept of subtracting positive and negative numbers.
- Introduce the rules for subtracting integers with the same sign and different signs.
- Model and practice subtracting integers using number lines, counters, and algebraic expressions.
- Provide real-world examples for subtracting integers.

Lesson 4: Multiplying Integers Objective: Teach students how to multiply integers using different strategies.

- Review the concept of multiplying positive and negative numbers.
- Introduce the rules for multiplying integers with the same sign and different signs.
- Model and practice multiplying integers using number lines, counters, and algebraic expressions.
- Provide real-world examples for multiplying integers.

Lesson 5: Dividing Integers Objective: Teach students how to divide integers using various methods.

- Review the concept of dividing positive and negative numbers.
- Introduce the rules for dividing integers with the same sign and different signs.
- Model and practice dividing integers using number lines, counters, and algebraic expressions.
- Provide real-world examples for dividing integers.

Lesson 6: Problem Solving with Integers Objective: Apply the knowledge of operations with integers to solve real-world problems.

- Present word problems that require the use of adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing integers.
- Guide students through the process of identifying the operation needed and solving the problem.
- Provide opportunities for students to create their own word problems and solve them.

Lesson 7: Review and Assessment Objective: Review the concepts covered in the unit and assess studentsâ€™ understanding.

- Review the rules and strategies for adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing integers.
- Provide practice problems that cover all operations with integers.
- Administer a unit assessment to evaluate studentsâ€™ comprehension and mastery of the concepts.

Note: This unit plan is a general outline and can be adjusted and modified based on the specific needs and requirements of the students and curriculum in Illinois.