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Course Curriculum Report Grade: 6 Math Local Objective: Select and use appropriate statistical methods to analyze data. Learner Activity: The students will find the range, mean, median and mode. Assessment Activity: * The students will be assessed on their ability to find the range, mean, median, and mode based on completed assignments (textbook, worksheets, test/quizzes). * The students will complete the activity "The Winning Pitch" where they develop an intuitive sense of the middle number and the number appearing the most often in a data set. * The students will complete the activity "Let's Cut a Record" where the students explore how changes in the people in their group would change the group's average arm length. * The students will complete the activity "Wayne's World" where they will calculate mean, median, mode and range and learn how one or two data items which are very different from most of the data affect the other measures of central tendency. * The students will complete the activity "Will the Real #1 Athlete Please Stand Up?" where they will organize and calculate the mean, median and mode. Level of Expectation: 100% accuracy Instructional Method: * The teacher will demonstrate how to calculate the range, mean, median, and mode of data with the use of the chalkboard and an overhead. * The teacher will provide various data sets as examples for the students to calculate mean, median and mode. * The teacher will provide data to complete all activities. Enrichment Activity: Enrichment worksheets available; Enrichment activities available to be completed in tutoring at the computer lab. Corrective Activity: Opportunity to correct homework; tutoring available; extra practice worksheets Special Needs: Assistance provided by resource teachers per individual IEP instructions and modifications. Resources: Scott Foresman - Addison Wesley Middle School Math Series Content Standard Alignment: Process Standard Alignment: MA 3 3.2 Course Curriculum Report Grade: 6 Math Local Objective: Formulate questions that can be addressed with data and collect, organize and display relevant data to answer them. Learner Activity: * The students will create and interpret circle graphs. * The students will create and interpret stem and leaf plots. Assessment Activity: * The students will be assessed on their ability to create and interpret circle graphs and stem and leaf plots, based on completed assignments (textbook, worksheets, test/quiz). * The students will complete a circle graph activity where they will collect assigned data and create a circle graph to illustrate the data collected. One graph will be completed with posterboard and markers and another will be completed using the program 'Excel'. * The students will complete the activity "Job Opportunity for Ambitious Americans" where they choose which type of graph is the best graph for displaying a set of data. Level of Expectation: 100% accuracy Instructional Method: * The teacher will provide examples and illustrate how to create and interpret circle graphs and stem and leaf plots. * The teacher will demonstrate how to create graphs using Excel. * The teacher will provide information and opportunities to collect data to complete all activities. Enrichment Activity: * Enrichment worksheets available * Enrichment activities available to be completed in tutoring at the computer lab. Corrective Activity: * Opportunity to correct homework assignments * Tutoring available * Extra practice worksheets Special Needs: Assistance provided by resource teachers per individual IEP instructions and modifications. Resources: Scott Foresman - Addison Wesley Middle School Math Series, posterboard, computers with Excel. Content Standard Alignment: Process Standard Alignment: MA 3 1.8 Course Curriculum Report Grade: 6 Math Local Objective: Apply appropriate techniques, tools and formulas to determine measurements. Learner Activity: The students will convert from one unit to another within a system of measurement (mass, weight). Assessment Activity: * The students will be assessed on their ability to convert from one unit to another within a system of measurement based on completed assignments (textbook, worksheets, test/quiz). * The students will complete the activity "Go to the Head of the Table" where they will use the values in a table to find the conversion factors. * The students will create a visual overview of the different units of measure in the metric and customary systems by establishing benchmarks for each unit of measure. Level of Expectation: 100% accuracy Instructional Method: * The teacher will demonstrate how to convert from one unit to another within a system of measurement with the use of the chalkboard and overhead. * The teacher will supply measurement charts. * The teacher will provide needed supplies to complete all activities. Enrichment Activity: * Enrichment worksheet available * Enrichment activities available to be completed in tutoring at the computer lab. Corrective Activity: * Opportunity to correct homework assignments * Tutoring available * Extra practice worksheets Special Needs: Assistance provided by resource teachers per individual IEP instructions and modifications. Resources: Scott Foresman - Addison Wesley Middle School Math Series, calculator Content Standard Alignment: Process Standard Alignment: MA 2 1.10 1.6 Course Curriculum Report Grade: 6 Math Local Objective: Understand patterns, relations, and functions. Learner Activity: * Create and analyze patterns using words, tables, graphs, pictures (symbolic rules) or words. * Classify objects and representations to indentify a pattern Assessment Activity: * The student will be assessed on their ability to create and analyze patterns using symbolic rules or words and their ability to classify objects and representations to identify a pattern based on completed assignments (textbook, worksheets, and test/quiz). * The student will complete the activity "Gridlock" where the students use hundreds charts to create and interpret visual models of numerical patterns. The completed hundreds charts that the students generate are then used as a bulletin board display. The students are then challenged to find as many patterns as they can. * Triangular and Square numbers - in this activity the students use Algebra to look for patterns determining triangular and square numbers. Level of Expectation: 100% accuracy Instructional Method: * The teacher will demonstrate how to analyze patterns using symbolic representations and words, and demonstrate how to identify patterns using the overhead and chalkboard. * The teacher will supply hundreds chart and demonstrate how to complete the activity "Gridlock' using the overhead. Enrichment Activity: * Enrichment worksheets available * Enrichment activities available to be completed in tutoring at the computer lab Corrective Activity: * Opportunity to correct homework assignments * Tutoring available * Extra practice worksheets Special Needs: Assistance provided by resource teachers per individual IEP instructions and modifications. Resources: Scott Foresman - Addison Wesley Midle School Math Series Content Standard Alignment: Process Standard Alignment: MA 4 1.6 3.6 Course Curriculum Report Grade: 6 Math Local Objective: Compute fluently and make reasonable estimates. Learner Activity: The students will solve problems using equivalent ratios. Assessment Activity: * The students will be assessed on their ability to solve problems using equivalent ratios (Textbook, worksheets, and quiz/test). * The students will complete the activity "What Happened At the Party?", where students explore ratios by deciding which statements that describe ratios are true. Students use pictures that show different quantities to decide. * You Can Count On It - Students will explore ratios by recording the number of different items in their classroom and writing ratios comparing these items. Level of Expectation: 100% accuracy Instructional Method: * The teacher will demonstrate how to solve problems using equivalent ratios with the use of overheads and the chalkboard. * The teacher will demonstrate how to complete "What Happened at the Party?" and "You Can Count On It", with use of overheads and pictures/counters needed to complete activities. Enrichment Activity: Enrichment worksheets available; enrichment activities available, to be completed in tutoring at the computer lab. Corrective Activity: Opportunity to correct homework assignments; tutoring available; extra practice worksheets Special Needs: Assistance provided by resource teachers per individual IEP instructions and modifications. Resources: Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley Middle School Math Series Content Standard Alignment: Process Standard Alignment: MA 1 3.3 Course Curriculum Report Grade: 6 Math Local Objective: Understand meanings of operations and how they relate to one another. Learner Activity: Describe the effects of addidtion and subtraction on fractions and decimals. Assessment Activity: * The students will be assessed on their ability to describe the effects of addition and subtraction on fraction and decimal numbers, and their ability to add and subtract decimal numbers, like fractions, and unlike fractions, based on completed assignments (Textbook, worksheets, and quiz/test). * The students will complete an activity "Getting Your Money's Worth" where they will be introduced to different types of money used throughout the world. They will use a foreign exchange rate table to compare foreign currency to the US dollar. * The student will complete the activity "Fraction Action", where they will construct and use Fraction Bars to model addition and subtraction of fractions. Level of Expectation: 100% accuracy Instructional Method: * The teacher will demonstrate how to add and subtract fractions and decimal numbers with the use of overheads and the chalkboard. * The teacher will supply Fraction Bar models for the students to use. * The teacher will demonstrate how to complete the activities "Getting Your Money's Worth" and "Fraction Action", with the use of an overhead and newspapers (provided). Enrichment Activity: * Enrichment worksheets available * Enrichment activities available - to be completed in tutoring at the computer lab. Corrective Activity: * Opporunity to correct homework assignments. * Tutoring available * Extra practice worksheets Special Needs: Assistance provided by resource teachers per individual IEP instructions and modifications. Resources: Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley Middle School Math Series, currency from several countries, newspapers Content Standard Alignment: Process Standard Alignment: MA 1 3.4 MA 5 4.1 Course Curriculum Report Grade: 6 Math Local Objective: Compute fluently and make reasonable estimates. Learner Activity: Estimate and justify the results of addition and subtraction of positive rational numbers. Assessment Activity: * The students will be assessed on their ability to estimate the results of addition and subtraction of positive rational numbers based on completed assignments. (Textbook, worksheets, and quiz/test). * It's A Toss Up! - Groups will complete an activity to connect the process of rounding to the idea of closest number. * Miso, Dal & Apple Pie - Students use menu prices and inituitive rounding techniques to determine if certain combinations of foods can be purchased for the dollar amount given. * A Penny for Your Thoughts - in this activity the students will invent estimation strategies to find a set of four different pennies with a total cost as close as possible to $30 without going over. Level of Expectation: 100% accuracy Instructional Method: * The teacher will demonstrate how to estimate the results of addition/subtraction of positive rational numbers with the use of the overhead and chalkboard. * The teacher will demonstrate how to complete and provide needed materials to complete It's A Toss Up!, Miso, Dal and Apple Pie, and A Penny for Your Thoughts! Enrichment Activity: * Enrichment worksheets available * Enrichment activities available, to be completed in tutoring at the computer lab. Corrective Activity: * Opportunity to correct homework assignments * Tutoring available * Extra practice worksheets Special Needs: Assistance provided by resource teachers per individual IEP instructions and modifications. Resources: Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley Middle School Math Series Content Standard Alignment: Process Standard Alignment: MA 1 3.3 4.1 Course Curriculum Report Grade: 6 Math Local Objective: Compute fluently and make reasonable estimates. Learner Activity: Add and subtract positive rational numbers. Assessment Activity: * The student will be assessed on their ability to add and subtract positive rational numbers based on completed assignments (Textbook, worksheets, quiz/test). * Reteaching Activity - using a ruler, each student will add and subtract fractions with denominators of 2, 4, 8, and 16. * Completion of activity "What's Your Type?" where the students will use addition and subtraction of fractions to build a chart of blood types. * Completion of "Measure Twice, Act Once" which is an interdisciplinary lesson (math & social studies) where students solve woodworking problems by adding and subtracting. Level of Expectation: 100% accuracy Instructional Method: * The teacher will demonstrate how to add and subtract rational numbers using the chalkboard and overheads. * The teacher will demonstrate how to complete the reteaching activity using an overhead and rulers. * The teacher will instruct and illustrate how to complete the activities, using overheads and materials needed. Enrichment Activity: * Enrichment worksheets available * Enrichment activities available, to be completed in tutoring at the computer lab. Corrective Activity: * Opportunity to correct homework assignments * Tutoring available * Extra practice worksheets Special Needs: Assistance provided by resource teachers per individual IEP instructions and modifications. Resources: Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley Middle School Math Series. Content Standard Alignment: Process Standard Alignment: MA 1 1.10 3.3 Course Curriculum Report Grade: 6 Math Local Objective: Understand numbers, ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers and number systems. Learner Activity: The students will use factors and multiples to describe relationships between and among numbers, including whole number, common factors and multiples. Assessment Activity: * The students will be assessed on their ability to use factors and multiples to describe relationships between and among numbers based on completed assignments. (Textbook, worksheets, quiz/test) * Computer Activity - Going In Evenly: The students will use spreadhseet software to investigate numbers with factors of 2, 3, 4 as well as numbers of their choice. Level of Expectation: 100% accuracy Instructional Method: * The teacher will use the overhead and chalkboard to demonstrate how to generate multiples and factors, including Greatest Common Factor and Least Common Multiple. * The teacher will instruct and illustrate how to complete the project Going In Evenly and how to use the program Excel. Enrichment Activity: * Enrichment worksheets available. * Enrichment activities available to be assigned and completed in computer lab tutoring. Corrective Activity: * Opportunity to correct homework * Tutoring available * Extra practice worksheets available Special Needs: Assistance provided by resource teachers per individual IEP instructions and modifications. Resources: Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley Middle School Math Series, Computer Lab w/Spreadsheet Software (Excel) Content Standard Alignment: Process Standard Alignment: MA 5 1.10 Course Curriculum Report Grade: 6 Math Local Objective: Understand numbers, ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers and number systems. Learner Activity: The student will recognize and generate equivalent forms of fractions, decimals and percents. Assessment Activity: * The student will be assessed on their ability to recognize and generate equivalent fractions, decimals and percents based on completed assignments (Textbook, worksheets and quiz/test). * Cooperative Learning Activity: students will work in groups (2-3) to list 10 fractions equal to a given fraction (given by teacher on notecard). Groups will combine their list. Activity is repeated with other fractions. * "Grid-dle Me", in this activity students will explore relating fractions, decimals, and percents by coloring in parts of a square to model a percent, decimal or fraction and by naming some parts in more than one way. Level of Expectation: 100% accuracy Instructional Method: * The teacher will provide notecards with fractions to complete the Cooperative Learning Activity. * The teacher will use overheads and the chalkboard to demonstrate how to generate equivalent forms of fractions, decimals, and percents. * The teacher will instruct and illustrate how to complete assignments and activities and how to use the provided 10x10 grid. Enrichment Activity: * Enrichment worksheets available * Enrichment activities available, to be completed in before school tutoring. Corrective Activity: * Opportunity to correct homework. * Tutoring available. * Extra practice worksheets available. Special Needs: Assistance provided by resource teachers per individual IEP instructions and modifications. Resources: Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley Middle School Math Series Content Standard Alignment: Process Standard Alignment: MA 1 3.3 Course Curriculum Report Grade: 6 Math Local Objective: Understand numbers, ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers and number systems. Learner Activity: Compare and order integers, positive rationals and percents, including finding their approximate location on a number line. Assessment Activity: * The student will be assessed on their ability to order integers and percents based on completed assignments (Textbook, worksheets, and test/quiz). * The student will complete an activity "Connect the Debts" where they will explore different situations in which individuals have money and owe money. Students must then rank individuals from the one having the most money to the one who owes the most money after all monies owed have been paid. (Use of number line in this project). Level of Expectation: 100% accuracy Instructional Method: * The teacher will demonstrate how to compare and order integers and precents with the use of overheads (pre-made lines) and the chalkboard. * Teachers will supply number lines for the students to locate integers (ind. pr.) * The teacher will demonstrate, with the use of an overhead, how to complete the activity, "Connect the Debts". Enrichment Activity: * Enrichment worksheets available * Enrichment activities available - to be completed in tutoring at the computer lab. Corrective Activity: * Opportunity to correct homework assignments * Tutoring available * Extra practice worksheets Special Needs: Assistance provided by resource teachers per individual IEP instructions and modifications. Resources: Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley Middle School Math Series Content Standard Alignment: Process Standard Alignment: MA 5 3.3 Course Curriculum Report Grade: 6 Math Local Objective: Represent and analyze mathematical situations and structures - using alebraic symbols. Learner Activity: The student will use variables to represent unknown quantities in expressions. Assessment Activity: * The student will be assessed on their ability to use variables to represent unknown quantities in expressions based on completed assignments (Textbook, worksheets, and test/quiz) * The students will complete an activity "Mining Your Own Business" where they will examine a situation involving selling price, cost, and profit to note patterns and see the need for variables. * Activity "Mister Ree Stories" where the students create word problems to match each of the four arithmetic operations to translate phrases and situations into mathematical expressions. Level of Expectation: 100% accuracy Instructional Method: * The teacher will demonstrate how to use variables to represent unknown quantities in expressions by using the chalkboard and overhead. * The teacher will supply the table to complete acitvity "Mining Your Own Business" and demonstrate how to complete the activities using the overhead. Enrichment Activity: * Enrichment worksheets available * Enrichment activities available, to be completed in tutoring at the computer lab. Corrective Activity: * Opportunity to correct homework assignments * Tutoring available * Extra practice worksheets Special Needs: Assistance provided by resource teachers per individual IEP instructions and modifications. Resources: Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley Middle School Math Series Content Standard Alignment: Process Standard Alignment: MA 4 1.6 3.1 Course Curriculum Report Grade: 6 Math Local Objective: Represent and analyze mathematic situations using algebraic symbols. Learner Activity: * The student will recognize equivalent forms for simples algebraic expressions (associative, distributive properties) order of operations. Assessment Activity: * The student will be assessed on their ability to recognize equivalent forms for simple algebraic expressions based on completed assignments (Textbook, worksheets, tests/quizzes). * The students will complete the activity "Stamp of Excellence!" where they will explore strategies for doing arithmetic mentally by choosing arithmetic problems that most of their classmates could simplify correctly. Level of Expectation: 100% accuracy Instructional Method: * The teacher will demonstrate how to recognize and generate equivalent forms for simple algebraic expressions with use of the chalkboard and an overhead. * The teacher will demonstrate and provide examples for the completion of the activity "Stamp of Excellence". Enrichment Activity: * Enrichment worksheets available * Enrichment activities available, to be completed in tutoring at the computer lab. Corrective Activity: * Opportunity to correct homework assigments * Tutoring available * Extra practice worksheets Special Needs: Assistance provided by resource teachers per individual IEP instructions and modifications. Resources: Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley Middle School Math Series Content Standard Alignment: Process Standard Alignment: MA 5 3.6 Course Curriculum Report Grade: 6 Math Local Objective: Use mathematical models to represent and understand quantitative relationships. Learner Activity: The students will model problem situations and draw conclusions using representations such as graphs, tables, expressions, and equations. Assessment Activity: * The student will be assessed on their ability to model problem situations and draw conclusions using representations such as graphs, tables, expressions, and equations based on their completed assignments (Textbook, worksheets, and test/quiz). * The student will complete the activity "Monstro & Mighty" where they investigate how graphs can show the same numerical information, but suggest different relationships. * Complete the activity "Tipping the Scales for Victory!" Where the students use spreadsheet software to investigate how changing the scale of a bar graph can change the perception of the differences between the values in the graph. * Complete the activity "Catch My Drift" where the students explore drawing graphs of equations by plotting points based on rules written with words. * In groups, each student will complete the activity "Sorry, Shopping Carts Haven't Been Invented Yet" where the students, with use of provided tables, write and solve multiplication and division equations involving decimals. * Complete the activity "Turning the Tables" where the students evaluate expressions and the reverse process. The students will develop their own methods for solving the equations and explain these methods. * Complete the activity "The Main Event" where students explore how a set of data can have a shape. * Complete the activity "Tanks for the Anemones" where the students work backward to determine how many of each type of fish were in the tank before changes were made (writing equations). Level of Expectation: 100% accuracy Instructional Method: * The teacher will model simple equations with the use of a chalkboard. * The teacher will provide needed graphs and tables to complete all activities. * The teacher will demonstrate how to model problem situations and draw conclusions using representations. * The teacher will create a vareity of graphs to illustrate and demonstrate how to draw conclusions using representations and various mathematical operations. Enrichment Activity: * Enrichment worksheets available * Enrichment activities available, to be completed in tutoring at the computer lab. Corrective Activity: * Opportunity to correct homework assignment * Tutoring available * Extra practice worksheets Special Needs: Assistance provided by resource teachers per individual IEP instructions and modifications. Resources: Scott Foremsan-Addison Wesley Middle School Math Series Content Standard Alignment: Process Standard Alignment: MA 4 1.6 3.6 Course Curriculum Report Grade: 6 Math Local Objective: Analyze change in various contexts. Learner Activity: The students will compare situations with constant or varying rates of change. Assessment Activity: * The students will be assessed on their ability to compare situations with constant or varying rates of change based on completed assignments (textbook, worksheets, test/quizzes). * The student will complete the activity "Doing It by the Book" where they explore rates by working with ratios of a number of books read during various lengths of time. They will estimate equivalent ratios with the same time frame so that ratios can be compared. * The students will complete the "Fire Alarm" activity where they will time the emergency evacuation of their classroom and the cafeteria. Level of Expectation: 100% accuracy Instructional Method: * The teacher will demonstrate how to compare situations with constant or varying rates of change with the use of the chalkboard and an overhead. * The teacher will demonstrate how to complete the activities and supply materials needed to complete the activities. Enrichment Activity: * Enrichment worksheets available * Enrichment activities available, to be completed in tutoring at the computer lab. Corrective Activity: * Opportunity to correct homework assignments * Tutoring available * Extra practice worksheets Special Needs: Assistance provided by resource teachers per individual IEP instructions and modifications. Resources: Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley Middle School Math Series, watch with second hand, yardstick, meter stick Content Standard Alignment: Process Standard Alignment: MA 2 1.6 MA 4 4.1 Course Curriculum Report Grade: 6 Math Local Objective: Analyze characteristics and properties of two and three-dimensional geometric shapes and develop mathematical arguments about geometric relationships. Learner Activity: The student will use coordinate geometry to construct geometric shapes. Assessment Activity: * The student will be assessed on their ability to use coordinate geometry to construct geometric shapes based on completed assignments (textbook, worksheets, and tests/quizes). * Complete the activity "The Temple of the Trapezoids" where the students will know the size, shape, and orientation of a trapezoid, but not the location. Using clues, they discover the exact location. * Students will use cut-out geometric figures, such as squares, tirangles, or rectangles and then place them on a coordinate grid. Next have them write coordinates for the vertices of the figures and then slide the figures to a new position and write the coordinates for the image. Level of Expectation: Instructional Method: * The teacher will use the overhead to demonstrate how to plot coordinates on graph paper (reviewed) * The teacher will create examples to use of coordinate pairs to be plotted that would create/illustrate geometric figures, with the use of an overhead. * The teahcer will provide graph paper to complete all assignments and activities. Enrichment Activity: * Enrichment worksheets available * Enrichment activities available, to be completed in tutoring at the computer lab Corrective Activity: * Opportunity to correct homework assignments * Tutoring available * Extra practice worksheets Special Needs: Assistance provided by resource teachers per individual IEP instructions and modifications. Resources: Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley Middle School Math Series graph paper Content Standard Alignment: Process Standard Alignment: MA 2 1.6 1.8 3.7 Course Curriculum Report Grade: 6 Math Local Objective: Use visualization, spatial reasoning, and geometric modeling to solve problems. Learner Activity: The student will draw or use visual models to represent and solve problems. Assessment Activity: * The student will be assessed on their ability to solve problems with the use of visual models in the area of geometry based on their completed assignments (textbook, worksheets, test/quiz). * The students will complete the activity "Watching the Sidelines" where they practice finding the total lengths of the sides of a polygon. * The students will complete the activity "Is It Still the Same?" where they compare different figures to a standard rectangle to develop the idea that rearranging a figure does not change it's area. * The student will complete the activity "Size Wise", where they explore how the area of a triangle is half the area of a rectangle with the same base and height. * In the activity "Circular Thinking" the students will develop the concept of pi by measuring and the dividing the circumference by the diameter of several objects. * The students will complete the activity "Sailing at an Angle" where the students use an index card to determine if angles are less than, greater than, or equal to a right angle. The students will also name at least two pairs of angles in the figure that have a shared side. * The students will complete the activity "Straight to the Sum" where they use paper models of triangles to act out angles to discover that the sum of the angles is 180 degrees. Level of Expectation: 100% accuracy Instructional Method: * The teacher will prepare and provide a chart w/polygons to complete the activity "Watching the Sidelines". * The teacher will provide using an overhead, a rectangle and a variety of other figures for the students to use to complete the activity "Is It Still the Same?" * The teacher will provide tape measures, calculators, and several circular objects to complete the activity, "Circular Thinking". Enrichment Activity: * Enrichment worksheets available * Enrichment activities available to be completed in tutoring at the computer lab. Corrective Activity: * Opportunity to correct homework assignments * Tutoring available * Extra practice worksheets Special Needs: Assistance provided by resource teachers per individual IEP instructions and modifications. Resources: Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley Middle School Math Series, tape measure, calculator, circular objects, ruler, protractor Content Standard Alignment: Process Standard Alignment: MA 2 3.1 Course Curriculum Report Grade: 6 Math Local Objective: Apply transformations and use symmetry to analyze mathematical situations. Learner Activity: The students will describe the transformation from a given pre-image to its image using the terms reflection/flips, rotation/turn and translation/slide. Assessment Activity: * The students will be assessed on their ability to describe the transformation from a given pre-image to its image using flips, turn and slide. * The students will complete the activity "Let's See What Unfolds" where they cut polygons from paper that has been folded one, two, or three times and investigate the figures that are formed. * The students will complete the activity "It's Your Turn" where they match pairs of identical figures, one of which has been rotated. Level of Expectation: 100% accuracy Instructional Method: * The teacher will demonstrate how to identify the transformation from a given pre-image to its image using flips, turns and slide by using the overhead and chalkboard (provide overhead trans. with examples). * The teacher will demonstrate how to complete and provide needed materials to complete the activities. Enrichment Activity: * Enrichment worksheets available * Enrichment activities available, to be completed in tutoring at the computer lab. Corrective Activity: * Opportunity to correct homework assignments * Tutoring available * Extra practice worksheets Special Needs: Assistance provided by resource teachers per individual IEP instructions and modifications Resources: Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley Middle School Math Series Content Standard Alignment: Process Standard Alignment: MA 2 3.7 Course Curriculum Report Grade: 6 Math Local Objective: Understand measurable attributes of objects and the units, systems, and process of measurement. Learner Activity: The students will identify and justify an angle as acute, obtuse, straight or right. Assessment Activity: * The students will be assessed on their ability to identify and justify an angle as acute, obtuse, straight or right based on completed assignments (textbook, worksheets, test/quiz). * The student will complete the activity "Sailing At an Angle" where they explore if angles are less than, greater than, or equal to a right angle with the use of index cards. * The students will draw diagrams to illustrate right, obtuse, acute, and straight angles. The students will illustrate angles made by the hands of a clock and classify them, based on a given time. Level of Expectation: 100% accuracy Instructional Method: * The teacher will explain and illustrate how to classify an angle as acute, obtuse, straight or right with the use of the chalkboard and overheads. * The teacher will supply all materials needed to complete activities. Enrichment Activity: * Enrichment worksheets available * Enrichment activities available, to be completed in tutoring at the computer lab. Corrective Activity: * Opportunity to correct homework assignments * Tutoring available * Extra practice worksheets Special Needs: Assistance provided by resource teachers per individual IEP instructions and modifications. Resources: Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley Middle School Math Series, index cards Content Standard Alignment: Process Standard Alignment: MA 2 3.1 4.1 Course Curriculum Report Grade: 6 Math Local Objective: Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas to determine measurements. Learner Activity: The students will describe how to solve problems involving area or perimeter of polygons. Assessment Activity: * The students will be assessed on their ability to describe how to solve problems involving area or perimeter of polygons based on completed assignments (textbook, worksheets, test/quiz). * The students will complete the activity, "Watching the Side Lines" where they practice finding the total length of the sides of a polygon. * The students will complete the activity, "Is It Still the Same?" For this activity, students compare different figures to a standard rectangle to develop the idea that rearranging a figure does not change its area. * The students will complete the project "Size Wise" where they explore how the area of a triangle is half the area of a rectangle with the same base and height. Level of Expectation: 100% accuracy Instructional Method: * The teacher will explain and illustrate how to find perimeter and area of several polygons with the use of the chalkboard and overhead. * The teacher will provide graphs, overheads, and needed materials to complete all activities. Enrichment Activity: * Enrichment worksheets available * Enrichment activities available to be completed in tutoring at the computer lab. Corrective Activity: * Opportunity to correct homework assignments * Tutoring available * Extra practice worksheets Special Needs: Assistance provided by resource teachers per individual IEP instructions and modifications. Resources: Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley Middle School Math Series, dot paper Content Standard Alignment: Process Standard Alignment: MA 2 3.4 4.1