Project 2: Elementary Math Pals
The grade six students will develop and solve a series of word problems all pertaining to their school and community. These problems will be curriculum-related. Once developed, contact with another school will be made and these problems will be shared. Both schools will then exchange word problems.
This project supports the learning outcomes for Mathematics for the province which state that by the end of grade six, students will:
This project also addresses the learning outcomes for Technology Education which state that by the end of grade six, students will:
The STELLAR Schools Internet connection will enhance this project by making available the hardware and Internet time necessary to implement such a project.
Other resources being utilized will include any print/non-print materials available 'in the school and in the community. Mount Pearl City Council will certainly be one source of information.
After completion of this project, students will be able to: