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CRazy Math World

  Schedule of Activities/Topics
   Dec 11 - 15, 2018

  * integrate communication with investigation

  * simplify expressions using the laws of exponents
      
      ATL: Understand and use mathematical notations (communication)
             Make effective summary notes for studying. (communication)

Unit 2 - Simplify Me!
 
MYP Assessment Objectives:
 
Criterion A (Knowing and Understanding) -
   
i. select appropriate mathematics when solving problems
    ii. apply the selected mathematics successfully when solving problems
   iii
. solve problems correctly in both familiar and unfamiliar situations in a variety of contexts 
 
Criterion B (Investigating) -
  ii. describe patterns as relationships and/or general rules consistent with findings
    iv. verify and justify relationships and/or general rules


Math Concepts:
Algebra Vocabulary                                                            Radicals (Square roots, Cube roots etc)
Writing algebraic expressions                                            Pythagorean Theorem
simplifying algebraic expressions                                      Simplifying radical expressions
Laws of Exponents
Scientific Notation

 
Learning Resources:
Algebra Vocabulary Presentation

Index Law

Investigation (How to effectively investigate?)

     

Unit 1 - Sequences and Transformation 

MYP Assessment Objectives:

Criterion A (Knowing and Understanding) -
   i. select appropriate mathematics when solving problems
    ii. apply the selected mathematics successfully when solving problems
   iii. solve problems correctly in both familiar and unfamiliar situations in a variety of contexts
 Criterion C (Communicating) -
     i. use appropriate mathematical language (notations, symbols, and terminology) in both oral and written
         explanations
    iv. communicate complete and coherent mathematical lines of reasoning
 Criterion D (Applying Mathematics in Real-life Context) -
    ii. select appropriate mathematical strategies when solving authentic real-life situations
   iii. apply the selected mathematical strategies successfully to reach a solution 

 

Approaches to Learning (ATL) - 

   * Social Skills (collaborate)

   * Thinking Skills (creative thinking)

Math Concepts:
   arithmetic sequence
   geometric sequence
   transformation ( rotation, translation, reflection, dilation)

   

Learning Resources

Classroom and HW practice sheets (Sequences, transformation)                                          Arithmetic Sequence Presentation

                                                                                                                                       Arithmetic Sequence 2 Presentation      

                                                                                                                                           Geometric Sequence Presentation 

     Arithmetic Sequence as linear function video

    Geometric sequence as exponential function video

     Translation Video

     Reflection Video

      Rotation Video

      Dilation (enlargement or reduction) video