## Drouin Secondary College - Course Selection

# 09 TPP Numeracy (09MNU1)

#### The Course:

This course is designed for the students from Year 8 Hands on Learning Numeracy or those with an intention of gaining an apprenticeship. It follows on directly from Year 8 Hands on Learning Numeracy, and provides instruction in a wide range of general mathematical concepts, with strong focus in the Number & Algebra, Measurement and Geometry, Statistics and Data dimensions. This course recognises that students may be working towards level 9 from a variety of starting points and that each student presents with different learning styles, study skills and general interests.

Major topics of study include computation, Pythagoras Theorem, algebra, measurement, problem solving and statistics. Student complete weekly homework and study a topic each term form those listed above.

#### This unit will focus on...

Number & Algebra

Measurement & Geometry

Statistics & Probability

#### Learning and Assessment Activities

- Mangahigh
- Computer based programs
- Mathsmate Sheets
- Problem Solving Tasks
- Worksheets
- Tests
- Exams

#### These units lead to

#### Special considerations

#### Costs involved

- Online Homework Program (approx $7)
- Casio Scientific Calculator - retain from previous year (approx $30)
- 128 page Exercise book (x2)

#### Materials required

- Online Squizya Homework Program
- Casio Scientific Calculator - retain from previous year
- 128 page Exercise book (x2)
- Stationery including a ruler

#### For further information see...

Please see Mrs Marx

#### Study design link

http://victoriancurriculum.vcaa.vic.edu.au/mathematics/curriculum/f-10