ERIC Number: ED212488
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Mathematics. Levels: Six Through Eight.
Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Curriculum Development.
This document updates Texas Education Agency Bulletin 730 printed in 1973, and the guidelines for mathematics programs provided are designed to be used by school districts in designing or updating local curriculum and instructional programs. The Introduction contains sections on Program Goals, Using the Program Guide, Instructional Aids, and Evaluation. A section titled Overview: Program Matrix provides a chart of the scope and sequence of the following topics in grades six through eight: Number, Numeration, and Place Value; Operations and Properties; Problem Solving; Measurement; Geometry; Graphing, Relations, Functions; Probability and Statistics; and Computer Literacy. The bulk of the document consists of individual sections for each grade level, subdivided into unit titles with objectives, suggested teaching activities, and resources/comments. Two appendices contain eight National Council of Teachers of Mathematics recommendations from "An Agenda for Action," and a correlation of TABS Objectives. (MP)
Descriptors: Cognitive Objectives, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Junior High Schools, Lesson Plans, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Middle Schools, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Guides
Publications Distribution Office, Texas Education Agency, Div. of Curriculum Development, 201 East 11th St., Austin, TX 78701 (publication no. CU2-832-04, first copy free, addition copies $3.00 until supply runs out).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Curriculum Development.