Instructional Activity# Example 1: Extending the Axes Beyond Zero

Lesson 15. Unit 3. Grade 6 EngageNY

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This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 15, Unit 3, Grade 6. Students recognize that the axes are number lines and, using straightedges, extend the axes on the coordinate plane to include negative numbers revealing the second, third, and fourth quadrants. Describe the x-axis. Considering what we have seen in this module, what types of numbers should it include? Why?