ERIC Number: ED309982
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Improving Mathematical Skills Assessed on the High School Proficiency Test: Computation of Percents.
Hills, Catherine A.
This monograph aims to provide teachers of grades 7, 8, and 9 with a variety of instructional activities and strategies that identify student difficulties in computing percents and teaching the skills needed for that cluster on the mathematics part of the New Jersey High School Proficiency Test (HSPT). Sections include: (1) "Concepts" (containing 10 activities with sample items from the HSPT and evaluation sheet); (2) "Computation Skills" (providing five activities with sample items and evaluation sheets); and (3) "Computation Applications" (presenting 12 activities with evaluation sheets). Each activity is accompanied by objectives, materials, procedures, extensions, and worksheets. Twenty references are listed. (YP)
Descriptors: Computation, Junior High Schools, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Materials, Mathematics Skills, Mathematics Tests, Percentage, Ratios (Mathematics), Secondary Education, Secondary School Mathematics
New Jersey State Department of Education, Distribution Services, 225 W. State Street, CN500, Trenton, NJ 08625 ($4.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of General Academic Education.
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey