MAZ331: Mathematics 9 (2012-2013)
CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Special Education
COURSE TITLE: Mathematics 9
CALENDAR YEAR: 2012-2013
GRADE LEVEL: 9
COURSE LENGTH: 36 weeks
Major Concepts/Content: The -Mathematics 9 - 12 courses are designed to facilitate student mastery of the DoDEA Mathematic standards and essential objectives. These courses are designed for students needing reinforcement in estimation, computation, basic measurement, and abstract reasoning skills. Technology is utilized to provide support and reinforce math skills. Accommodations and modifications of content, instructional activities, evaluation techniques, and essential objectives are implemented as appropriate for students with disabilities in support of their Individualized Education Program (IEP).
Major Instructional Activities: Instructional activities are provided in individual, small group, and whole class settings. Student activities involve students in a step-by-step process to perform computations mentally, with paper and pencil, and with calculators or computers. Additionally activities use proper instruments for geometric constructions and measurement and apply mathematical concepts to everyday situations. Problem-solving strategies teach students to read, analyze, plan, solve, and check multi-step problems.
Major Evaluative Techniques: Students will be evaluated through informal and formal assessments. Multiple authentic assessments will be used as students perform, produce and otherwise demonstrate skill growth and improvement. Individual student progress is based on understanding and applying the concepts taught.
Course Objectives: The essential objectives of -Mathematics 9 â€“ 12 courses are designed to facilitate learning outcomes appropriate to the instructional need of each student. Instructional priorities are based on the needs of the individual students.