Instructional Activity# Example 1: Exploring Subtraction with the Integer Game

Lesson 5. Unit 2. Grade 7 EngageNY

EngageNY7 min(s)

This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 5, Unit 2, Grade 7. Students play the Integer Game (Refer to the Integer Game outline for player rules.) in groups of 3-4, recording what happens in their student materials as they select and discard cards from their hand. Students use their previous knowledge of adding integers of same and opposite signs to help look for patterns when subtracting integers.