Junior Math - Algebra and Financial Literacy
In this 8 week course, students will learn about algebra and financial literacy (patterns, expressions/equations, costs of goods, financial calculations and planning)
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In this class, we will be building on your student's understanding of algebra and financial literacy (patterns, expressions/equations, costs of goods, financial calculations and planning) with junior-level students (Grade 4-6). The class is designed to take the student's previous understanding of these concepts, and individualized the lessons so that each student extends their knowledge and learns at a pace that works best for them. Specifically, the class will focus on learning and...
1. identify, create and translate and describe repeating, growing, and shrinking patterns, including patterns found in real-life contexts, and specify which growing patterns are linear 2. determine pattern rules and use them to extend patterns, make and justify predictions, and identify missing elements in repeating, growing, and shrinking patterns, and use algebraic representations of the pattern rules to solve for unknown values in linear growing patterns 3. add monomials with a degree of 1 that involve whole numbers, using tools 4. solve equations that involve multiple terms and whole numbers in various contexts, and verify solutions 5. describe the advantages and disadvantages of various methods of payment that can be used to purchase goods and services 6. identify different types of financial goals, including earning and saving goals, and outline some key steps in achieving them 7. calculate unit rates for various goods and services and identify which rates offer the best value
Homework will be assigned between the classes so that students can continue to practise the concepts discussed in class. Learners will complete their homework individually, and be able to discuss their strategies as a whole class in the following lesson. Homework will never exceed 4 hours per week.
A computer with access to the internet The ability to access, edit and download Google Docs, Sheets or Presentations. A writing utensil Paper A calculator Any math manipulatives the learner prefers to use
Student contributions to the classroom will be assessed for understanding and mastery of the content. Assessments will only be conducted to inform parents of the student's strengths and next steps in regards to number sense and operations.
2 hours per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
Mr. MaleckiA Certified Teacher (Ontario, Canada) with years of experience with digital media and all curriculum areas for young learners.
102 total reviews
68 completed classes
As I am qualified as a Primary/Junior teacher, I have taught a range of students between kindergarten and grade 6. During this time, I covered all curriculum subjects (math, language, social studies, science, health, physical education, etc.) I...