ERIC Number: ED181201
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Feb
Reference Count: 0
The Uncomplicated Elementary Career Education System for the "Real" Classroom. Career Corners--Math for 7-8.
Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield. Div. of Adult Vocational and Technical Education.
Prepared by classroom teachers for the infusion of career education into existing curriculum, this notebook contains career-related student worksheets in a number of math skills. The activities are suitable for use with a variety of ability levels and learning styles. These worksheets for grades 7 and 8 are divided into seven major mathematics areas: addition-subtraction, multiplication-division, decimals, fractions, percentages, integers, and geometry-measurement. Answers are located on the backs of the worksheets. Sample worksheet titles under addition-subtraction include "Count Your Calories,""$300 to Spend," and "The Three M's" (mean, median, and mode); under multiplication-division: "Counting Cups,""The High Cost of Living," and "Cash Count"; under decimals: "Miles per Gallon,""Making Change,""Time Cards," and "Order Forms"; under fractions: "Farm Land" and "Cookies"; under percentages: "Your Savings Earn More" and "Commission"; under integers: "Balance or Bust" and "Being a Surveyor"; and under geometry-measurement: "Estimating Roofs" and "Plan a City." On each worksheet are indicated the careers to which that particular activity is related. (YLB)
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Career Education, Career Exploration, Class Activities, Decimal Fractions, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Fractions, Fused Curriculum, Geometry, Grade 7, Grade 8, Instructional Materials, Integers, Job Skills, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Measurement, Percentage, Worksheets
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield. Div. of Adult Vocational and Technical Education.
Note: For related documents see CE 023 596 and CE 023 598-599.