Integers, Opposites, Absolute Values | Doodle Math: Twist on Color by Number


Students practice integers, opposites, and absolute value including representing real-life situations with integers, comparing and ordering integers, and evaluating absolute value and opposites with this Integers, Opposites & Absolute Values Doodle & Color By Number resource. Contains 3 levels for easy differentiation with 18 questions total. Level 1 involves using integers to represent real-life situations. Level 2 involves evaluating opposites and absolute value. Level 3 involves comparing and ordering integers. This zero prep printable worksheets are great for emergency sub plans, math centers, independent practice, review, math lesson, homework, and bulletin board decorations.

Why you'll love this

Doodle math is a fresh twist on color by number or color by code. Each correct answer unlocks a doodle pattern students can use to complete a mystery image with the colors of their choice. They keep students engaged, free up your time for differentiation, and look great as classroom decorations.

CCSS Standards: 6.NS.C.5, 6.NS.C.6a, 6.NS.C.7, 6.NS.C.7c, 6.NS.C.7d

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What’s included:

  1. Level 1. Representing real-life situations with integers (e.g. match "withdraw $5" to -5) - 6 questions

  2. Level 2. Evaluating opposites and absolute value (e.g. What is the opposite of 6?) - 6 questions

  3. Level 3. Comparing and ordering integers (e.g. compare I -30 I to -30, order the set of integers from least to greatest) - 6 questions

  4. Image sheet(s). The image(s) has a desert themed image perfect for any time of year. Students fill in the designated sections for doodling.

  5. Answer key. Included for both the problems and the image sheet.

Great for…

  • Back-to-School, Spiral Review Lessons

  • Emergency Sub Plans

  • Homeschool Activities

  • Homework & Independent Practice

  • Learning Centers & After School Math Programs

What teachers say about my Doodle & Color by Number activities:

  • ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “This was difficult for my accelerated students! I loved it and so did they! They found trying to doodle the drawing and win ‘the best doodler’ fun. Students were engaged with the math, but also with their creativity.” - Kay Y.

  • ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “I loved that this activity had different levels. I used the 2 different levels with as an on-grade level support and a below-grade level support.” – Cristin B.

  • ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “This was a great review for my 6th graders. This helped to keep them engaged while I worked with small groups.” – Ashley B.

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