First, students will learn how to solve one-step addition and subtraction equations involving integers.

Watch these Khan Academy videos:

One-step addition & subtraction equations by Khan Academy

Next, students will learn how to solve addition and subtraction equations involving fractions and decimals.

One-step addition & subtraction equations: fractions & decimals by Khan Academy

One-step addition & subtraction equations: fractions & decimals by Khan Academy

Next, give your students these challenges:

- Staircase Sum by NRICH

2021 Math Kangaroo Levels 7-8 Problem #23: The 6-digit number 1ABCDE is multiplied by 3 and the result is the 6-digit number ABCDE1. What is the sum of the digits of this number? Here's the solution.

Conclude by leading this investigation:

Number One! (fractions, primes)

by MathPickle

6.EE.B.7: Solve real-world and mathematical problems by writing and solving equations of the form *x* + *p* = *q* and *px* = *q* for cases in which *p*, *q* and *x* are all nonnegative rational numbers.