ERIC Number: ED401379
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Phoenix Closures, Inc. Curriculum. Workplace Pre Algebra. Worker Education Program.
This document contains the lesson plans for a 12-week course in basic workplace pre-algebra that was developed for clothing and textile workers through the joint effort of Northeastern Illinois University's Chicago Teachers' Center and the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. A chart for recording students' mastery of 25 course objectives is provided. The following activities are completed in the 12 course sessions: making introductions (including beginning a placement inventory test and exploring personal learning styles); completing the placement inventory test and reviewing results; introducing signed numbers and adding and subtracting them; multiplying and dividing signed numbers; using more than one operation with signed numbers; solving equations (defining variables and evaluating algebraic expressions); solving equations with one or two inverse operations; combining like variables; combining variables to solve equations; solving equations with variables on both sides of the equation; solving literal equations; and reviewing concepts and algebraic language for posttesting. The lesson plan included for each unit contains the following: objectives, learning activities, evaluation activities and criteria, and reinforcement activity. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Northeastern Illinois Univ., Chicago. Chicago Teachers' Center.; Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Chicago, IL.