FPC Workshop - June 2010

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FOUNDATIONS &
PRE-CALCULUS 10 WORKSHOP
June 23rd/29th, 2010
Agenda
1. Prayer
2. Welcome/Introductions
3. Curriculum Overview
4. Resource Overview – Pearson
5. Introduction to Unit 1: Measurement
6. Preview of Smart Notebook Lessons
7. Math Support Plans
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Curriculum Overview
Jigsaw – in groups of 4
Each person reads one of the following sections
from the curriculum guide and then shares it with the
rest of the group:
 Models and Connections p. 20
 Teaching for Deep Understanding p. 22
 Inquiry p. 23
 Creating Questions for Inquiry in Mathematics p. 25
Curriculum Overview continued . . .
In your groups, match up curriculum
outcomes and indicators with the units in
the resource.
Once you have completed this, familiarize
yourselves with the outcomes and
indicators in Unit 1: Measurement.
Course Outline & Timeline
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Unit 1 – Measurement (Sections 1.1 – 1.7)
Unit 2 – Trigonometry (Sections 2.1 – 2.7)
Unit 3 – Factors and Products (Sections 3.1 – 3.8)
Unit 4 – Roots and Powers (Sections 4.1 – 4.6)
Unit 5 – Relations and Functions (Sections 5.1 – 5.7)
Unit 6 – Linear Functions (Sections 6.1 – 6.6)
Unit 7 – Systems of Linear Equations (Sections 7.1–7.6)
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For timeline – see handout
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Resource Components
(see inside cover of student resource)
 Student Resource
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Teacher Resource (program overview plus seven unit
modules)
Teacher CD (digital version of student book with tabbed
teacher notes, line masters – digital & editable)
Teacher Technology DVD (dynamic activities, animations,
SMART notebook lessons, TI-inspire activities)
Resource Components continued . . .
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Exam View Test Generator CD
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Solutions CD
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Student Workbook CD – reproducible line masters
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Workbook – Teacher’s Edition (answers)
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Math XL option for students - Cost: $15 (on-line assignments
& self-assessments)
For more information: www.pearsoncanada.ca/wncpmath10
Unit & Lesson Components
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Chapter Opener (prior knowledge, big ideas, key
terms)
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Lesson Focus (learning goal)
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Make Connections (activates prior knowledge)
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“Try this” or “Think about this” (problem/activity)
Unit & Lesson Components
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Examples & Check Your Understanding Questions
Discuss the Ideas (discussion before assignment –
assess student understanding)
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Exercises: A/B/C - levels of difficulty
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Reflect (communicate/summarize learning)
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The World of Math (math facts)
Unit & Lesson Components
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Math Lab Lessons (explore the math activities)
Checkpoints (reflect on big ideas, assess
understanding)
Study Guide
Review
Practice Test
Cumulative Reviews (after Units 2, 4, 7)
Projects (after Units 2, 4, 7)
Glossary
Answers
Teacher Resource
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Program Overview Booklet
 Program
Philosophy & Structure p. 4
 Assessment Background p. 8
 Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners p. 18
 Materials list p. 37
 Program Masters p. 38
Teacher Resource
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Chapter 1 Booklet: Measurement
 Planning
for Chapter 1 (Background, Rationale, Big
Ideas, Curriculum Across the Grades, Chapter 1 At a
Glance, Planning for Assessment)
 Teacher
 DI
notes for each section
= differentiate instruction
 Blackline
Masters for the Chapter (Activate Prior
Learning handouts, Chapter Test & Answers, Chapter
Project, Rubric, Self-Assessment handout, Review
Question Correlation)
Unit 1: Measurement
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Section 1.1 Imperial Measures of Length
 Try This, p. 5
Math Lab 1.2 Measuring Length & Distance
 p.13 (caliper use)
Section 1.3 Relating SI & Imperial Units
 Try This, p. 16
How to use a Caliper
These calipers allow us to make precise measurements to
a tenth of a mm or to a thousandth of an inch.
Caliper Simulation:
http://www.physics.smu.edu/~scalise/apparatus/caliper/
tutorial/
More Detailed Instructions:
http://www.physics.smu.edu/~scalise/apparatus/caliper/
How to read a caliper in inches:
http://www.ehow.com/how_4897878_read-caliperinches.html
Unit 1: Measurement
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Checkpoint 1 p. 24 – 25
Section 1.4 Surface Area of Right Pyramids & Right
Cones
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Try This, p. 26 (discuss)
Section 1.5 Volumes of Right Pyramids and Right
Cones
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Try This, p. 36 (discuss)
Unit 1: Measurement
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Section 1.6 Surface Area and Volume of a
Sphere
 Try This, p. 45
Checkpoint 2 p. 53 - 54
Section 1.7 Solving Problems Involving Objects
 Think about this, p. 55
SMART Notebook Lessons
http://www.pearsoned.ca/school/math/wncpmath10
/index.html
Math Support Plans
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Test Generator Session
Future Math Workshops
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Individualized Math Support – please contact us to
arrange a time for additional planning,
preparation, PD, team teaching, etc.
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Thanks for coming! Have a great summer!

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