• Steelton-Highspire curriculum match

    There are particularly fruitful uses of the materials in this module in the Steelton-Highspire curriculum.  The district uses the following textbooks:

    ·   Grade 6      Altieri, M. B., Bezuk, N., Cole, P. B., Ferguson, B. W., Harrell, C. P.,  & Lubcker, D. H. (2002). Mathematics. New York:  McGraw Hill.

    ·   Pre-Algebra            Davison, D. M., Landau, M. S., McCracken, L., & Thompson, L.  (2001).  Pre-Algebra.  Needham, MS:  Prentice Hall.

    ·   Algebra      Bellman, A., Bragg, S. C., Chapin, S. H., Gardella, T. J., Hall, B. C., Handlin, W. G., & Manfre, E. (2001). Algebra. Needham, MS: Prentice Hall.

    ·   Geometry    Bass, L. E., Charles, R. I., Johnson, A., & Kennedy, D. (2004).  Geometry. Needham, MS: Prentice Hall.

    The specific connections for these grades and textbooks include the following:

     

     

    Chapter

     

    Clusters (Grade 6 Mathematics)

    or

    Section numbers

    Module Connections

    P=Open-ended Project Items

    F=Free Response Items

    V=Variety Items

    Mathematics

    2

     

    Multiply and Divide Decimals (Clusters A & B)

    F2 - Exploring Our County

    F3 - Exploring Our County More

    F10 - Cell Phone Expenses

    V7 - Calculating Distance

    V8 - Air Miles

    V23 - Tower Usage

    V27 - Minute Charges

    V29 - Picking a Plan

    V30 - General Cell Costs

    4

    Number Theory and Fraction Concepts (Clusters A & B)

    F2 - Exploring Our County

    F3 - Exploring Our County More

    F9 - Cell Area Shapes

    F11 - Tower Talk

    F12 - Birthday Surprise

    V3 - Interpreting Grids

    V4 - Our County’s Area

    V5 - Who Has Phone Service?

    V7 - Calculating Distance

    V8 - Air Miles

    V27 - Minute Charges

    6

    Multiply and Divide Fractions (Clusters A & B)

    F2 - Exploring Our County

    F3 - Exploring Our County More

    F6 - Reaching Out

    F11 - Tower Talk

    F12 - Birthday Surprise

    V3 - Interpreting Grids

    V4 - Our County’s Area

    V7 - Calculating Distance

    V8 – Air Miles

    V15 - County Angles

    V 22 - Tower Highs and Lows

    7

    Measurement (Cluster B)

    P1 - Tower Power

    F2 - Exploring Our County

    F3 - Exploring Our County More

    F6 - Reaching Out

    F7 - Service Area

    F8 - Cell Tiles

    F11 - Tower Talk

    F12 - Birthday Surprise

    V7 - Calculating Distance

    V8 - Air Miles

    V10 – Rectangles

    V11 - Estimating With Rectangles

    V12 - Cell Phone Coverage

    V13 - Tower Placement

    V14 - Dual Coverage

    V15 - County Angles

    V26 - Picture Bits

    8

     

    Algebra: Functions and Equations (Clusters A & B)

    V16 - Costly Towers

    V17 - Operating Costs

    V18 - Functioning Costs

    V30 - General Cell Costs

    9

     

    Integers and Rational Numbers (Clusters A & B)

    P1 - Tower Power

    F1- Building Towers

    F9 - Cell Area Shapes

    F10 - Tower Talk

    F11 - Birthday Surprise

    V1- Populations

    V2- Comparing Populations

    V5 - Who Has Phone Service?

    V6 - High Populations

    V11 - Estimating With Rectangles

    V16 - Costly Towers

    V17 - Operating Costs

    V18 - Functioning Costs

    V19 - Set-Up Costs

    V20 - Cell Phone Revenue

    V21 - Tower Maintenance

    V 22 - Tower Highs and Lows

    V24 - Minute Use

    V25 - Rural Towers

    V27 - Minute Charges

    V28 - What’s Paid For

    V29 - Picking a Plan

    V30 - General Cell Costs

    10

    Geometry (Clusters A & B)

    P1 - Tower Power

    F6 - Reaching Out

    F7 - Service Area

    F8 - Cell Tiles

    F9 - Cell Area Shapes

    F10 - Tower Talk

    F11 - Birthday Surprise

    V12 - Cell Phone Coverage

    V13 - Tower Placement

    V14 - Dual Coverage

    V15 - County Angles

     

    11

    Perimeter, Area, and Volume (Cluster A)

    P1 - Tower Power

    F7 - Service Area

    F8 - Cell Tiles

    F9 - Cell Area Shapes

    V3 - Interpreting Grids

    V4 - Our County’s Area

    V10 – Rectangles

    V11 - Estimating With Rectangles

    V12 - Cell Phone Coverage

    V13 - Tower Placement

    V14 - Dual Coverage

    12

    Ratio and Proportion (Clusters A & B)

    F2 - Exploring Our County

    F3 - Exploring Our County More

    F6 - Reaching Out

    V7 - Calculating Distance

    V8 – Air Miles

    V12 - Cell Phone Coverage

    V13 - Tower Placement

    V14 - Dual Coverage

    V15 - County Angles

    V 22 - Tower Highs and Lows

    V26 - Picture Bits

    13

    Percents (Cluster A & B)

    F4 - Where Have They Gone?

    F5 - Predicting Populations

    V5 - Who Has Phone Service?

    V6 - High Populations

    V9 - Decreasing Populations

    Pre-Algebra

    1

     

    Algebraic Expressions and Integers (1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, & 10)

    P1 - Tower Power

    F1- Building Towers

    F6 - Reaching Out

    F9 - Cell Area Shapes

    F10 - Cell Phone Expense

    V1- Populations

    V2- Comparing Populations

    V5 - Who Has Phone Service?

    V6 - High Populations

    V11 - Estimating With Rectangles

    V15 - County Angles

    V19 - Set-Up Costs

    V20 - Cell Phone Revenue

    V21 - Tower Maintenance

    V24 - Minute Use

    V25 - Rural Towers

    V27 - Minute Charges

    V28 - What’s Paid For

    V29 - Picking a Plan

    V30 - General Cell Costs

    2

     

    Solving One-Step Equations and Inequalities (4, 5, & 6)

    P1 - Tower Power

    F4 - Where Have They Gone?

    F5 - Predicting Populations

    F5 - Predicting Populations

    V9 - Decreasing Populations

    V16 - Costly Towers

    V17 - Operating Costs

    V18 - Functioning Costs

    V22 - Tall Towers

    3

     

    Decimals and Equations (1, 2, 4, 5, & 6)

    F2 - Exploring Our County

    F3 - Exploring Our County More

    F10 - Cell Phone Expense

    V7 - Calculating Distance

    V8 – Air Miles

    5

    Operations with Fractions (2, 3 & 4)

    F2 - Exploring Our County

    F3 - Exploring Our County More

    F6 - Reaching Out

    F9 - Cell Area Shapes

    F10 - Tower Talk

    F11 - Birthday Surprise

    V7 - Calculating Distance

    V8 - Air Miles

    V11 - Estimating With Rectangles

    V15 - County Angles

    V 22 - Tower Highs and Lows

    6

    Ratios, Proportions, and Percents (1, 3, 5, 6, & 7)

    P1 - Tower Power

    F2 - Exploring Our County

    F3 - Exploring Our County More

    F6 - Reaching Out

    F7 - Service Area

    F8 - Cell Tiles

    F10 - Tower Talk

    F11 - Birthday Surprise

    V6 - High Populations

    V7 - Calculating Distance

    V8 – Air Miles

    V12 - Cell Phone Coverage

    V13 - Tower Placement

    V14 - Dual Coverage

    V15 - County Angles

    V 22 - Tower Highs and Lows

    V26 - Picture Bits

    7

     

    Solving Equations and Inequalities (1 & 2)

    V16 - Costly Towers

    V17 - Operating Costs

    V18 - Functioning Costs

    V 22 - Tower Highs and Lows

    8

     

    Linear Functions and Graphing (1 & 3)

    F4 - Where Have They Gone?

    F5 - Predicting Populations

    V9 - Decreasing Populations

    V16 - Costly Towers

    V17 - Operating Costs

    V18 - Functioning Costs

    V 22 - Tower Highs and Lows

    9

     

    Spatial Thinking (2, 6, 7, & 10)

    P1 - Tower Power

    F6 - Reaching Out

    F7 - Service Area

    F8 - Cell Tiles

    F9 - Cell Area Shapes

    V10 - Rectangles

    V12 - Cell Phone Coverage

    V13 - Tower Placement

    V14 - Dual Coverage

    V15 - County Angles

    V23 - Tower Usage

    10

    Area and Volume (1 & 3)

    P1 - Tower Power

    F6 - Reaching Out

    F7 - Service Area

    F8 - Cell Tiles

    F9 - Cell Area Shapes

    V3 - Interpreting Grids

    V10 – Rectangles

    V11 - Estimating With Rectangles

    V12 - Cell Phone Coverage

    V13 - Tower Placement

    V14 - Dual Coverage

    V15 - County Angles

    V23 - Tower Usage

    11

    Right Triangles in Algebra (2)

    V10 – Rectangles

    Algebra

    1

    Tools of algebra (1, 4, 5, & 6)

    P1 - Tower Power

    F1- Building Towers

    F6 - Reaching Out

    F9 - Cell Area Shapes

    F10 - Cell Phone Expense

    F11 - Tower Talk

    F12 - Birthday Surprise

    V1- Populations

    V2- Comparing Populations

    V5 - Who Has Phone Service?

    V6 - High Populations

    V11 - Estimating With Rectangles

    V15 - County Angles

    V19 - Set-Up Costs

    V 22 - Tower Highs and Lows

    V23 – Tower Usage

    V24 – Minute Use

    V25 – Rural Towers

    V27 – Minute Charges

    V28 – What’s Paid For

    V29 – Choosing a Plan

    V30 – General Cell Costs

    2

    Functions and Their Graphs (4 & 5)

    F4 - Where Have They Gone?

    F5 - Predicting Populations

    V9 - Decreasing Populations

    V16 - Costly Towers

    V17 - Operating Costs

    V18 - Functioning Costs

    3

    Algebraic Concepts and Simple Equations (1, 2, 4, 5, & 7)

    P1 - Tower Power

    F4 - Where Have They Gone?

    F5 - Predicting Populations

    F9 - Cell Area Shapes

    F10 - Cell Phone Expense

    F11 - Tower Talk

    F12 - Birthday Surprise

    V6 - High Populations

    V9 - Decreasing Populations

    V16 - Costly Towers

    V17 - Operating Costs

    V18 - Functioning Costs

    V23 - Tower Usage

    V26 - Picture Bits

    V29 - Choosing a Plan

    V30 - General Cell Costs

    5

    Graphing and Writing Linear Equations (1, 4, & 5)

    F4 - Where Have They Gone?

    F5 - Predicting Populations

    V9 - Decreasing Populations

    V16 - Costly Towers

    V17 - Operating Costs

    V18 - Functioning Costs

    V30 - General Cell Costs

    9

    Right Triangles and Radical Expressions (1)

    V10 - Rectangles

    Geometry

    1

    Tools of Geometry (4, 5, 6, &7)

    P1 - Tower Power

    F6 - Reaching Out

    F7 - Service Area

    V3 - Interpreting Grids

    V11 - Estimating With Rectangles

    V12 - Cell Phone Coverage

    V13 - Tower Placement

    V14 - Dual Coverage

    V15 - County Angles

    3

    Parallel and Perpendicular Lines (4, 5, & 6)

    F7 - Service Area

    V10 - Rectangles

    6

    Quadrilaterals (6)

    V10 – Rectangles

    V11 - Estimating With Rectangles

    7

    Area (5, 6 & 7)

    P1 - Tower Power

    F6 - Reaching Out

    F7 - Service Area

    F8 - Cell Tiles

    F9 - Cell Area Shapes

    F10 - Tower Talk

    V3 - Interpreting Grids

    V10 – Rectangles

    V11 - Estimating With Rectangles
    V12 - Cell Phone Coverage

    V13 - Tower Placement

    V14 - Dual Coverage

    V15 - County Angles

    V23 - Tower Usage

    8

    Similarity

    V 22 - Tower Highs and Lows

    F6 - Reaching Out

    11

    Circles (4 & 5)

    F6 - Reaching Out

    F7 - Service Area

    F10 - Tower Talk

    V12 - Cell Phone Coverage

    V13 - Tower Placement

    V14 - Dual Coverage

    V15 - County Angles

    V23 - Tower Usage

    12

    Transformations (6)

    F7 - Service Area

    F8 - Cell Tiles

     

     

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    Career considerations

    There are number of mathematical applications in this module. Facility in using a geometric figure to represent a real-world object is a very useful skill in life and work.

    The science behind cell phones also includes data compression and coding, topics in the digit media module.