# The Coherence Map shows the relationships among the Common Core Standards. The Lumos coherence map not only provides graphical representation and convenient navigation within the standards map but also access to thousands of engaging learning resources such as Practice questions, Videos, Books and Infographics related to every standard. It helps educators and students visually explore the learning standards. It's an effective tool to help students progress through the learning standards. Teachers can use this tool to develop their own pacing charts and lesson plans....SHOW MORE

# The Coherence Map shows the relationships among the Common Core Standards. The Lumos coherence map not only provides graphical representation and convenient navigation within the standards map but also access to thousands of engaging learning resources such as Practice questions, Videos, Books and Infographics related to every standard. It helps educators and students visually explore the learning standards. It's an effective tool to help students progress through the learning standards. Teachers can use this tool to develop their own pacing charts and lesson plans.

The standard map provides information related to previous level, the next level, and similar standards. The direct link symbol is used to represent previous, and next level (DIRECT LINK) whereas similar standards are represented using a dotted line (NON_DIRECTIONAL LINK). You can also find information about Math and English Language Arts standards based on keywords of your interest using the search box provided.

7.NS.A.1.b

**Standard Description of 7.NS.A.1.b:**Understand p + q as the number located a distance |q| from p, in the positive or negative direction depending on whether q is positive or negative. Show that a number and its opposite have a sum of 0 (are additive inverses). Interpret sums of rational numbers by describing real-world contexts.

**Overview: **

Standards preceding 7.NS.A.1.b are 6.NS.C.6.a, 6.NS.C.7.c. The Lumos Coherence map for 7.NS.A.1.b includes standards correlations, description and a list of apps, questions, videos, books and other resources related to 7.NS.A.1.b

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### What is the importance of coherence map?

Coherence map gives educators a visual understanding of Grade Level Standards in both Math and English Language Arts (ELA). Teachers can easily see how each grade level connects to previous and next levels along the same standard.

### How to use coherence map?

Math and ELA standards for each Grade Level from 3rd grade up through high school are represented on a grid. Teachers simply click on the Grade Level/Content Area that they need to bring up a pop-up list of all the standards connected with it. It’s also possible to navigate to individual Standards by typing them manually into the search bar.