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PR1ME Mathematics - Chapter Walkthrough

Chapter Walkthrough

  • Let's Remember : At the beginning of a chapter, Let's Remember assesses students' recall and mastery of precursor knowledge.

 

  • Tasks in Let's Remember provide feedback on readiness to learn new knowledge or need for remediation.

 

  • Objective and chapter reference of each task are provided in Teacher's Guide if there is a need for remediation.

 

  • Tasks in Let's Remember are systematically varied to ensure full review.

 

 

  • Each chapter is taught over several lessons, with each lesson focusing on a topic.

 

  • Learning objectives of a lesson are provided to encourage self-directed learning.

 

  • Each lesson teaches one or more concepts. Each concept is taught using a two-part structure of Learn and Practice.

 

  • Learn introduces the concept using the Concrete-Pictorial-Abstract approach.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Practice provides guided practice and formative assessment. 

 

 

 

  • Each concept in Learn is taught using the three-stage Concrete-Pictorial-Abstract approach.

 

 

  • Concrete: Physical materials are used in hands-on activities to develop conceptual understanding.

 

 

  • Pictorial: Visuals are used to represent physical materials previously used to connect mathematical ideas.

 

 

  • Abstract: Number and mathematical symbols are used as a final presentation of concepts and skills.

 

 

 

 

  • Consistent lesson design and icons make lesson delivery intuitive for teachers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Speech bubble provides prompt for teacher to guide students' thought process.

  • At the end of each chapter,
    a problem solving lesson consolidates learning.
  • Word problems enable students to apply the concepts learnt and make mathematics relevant to daily life.
  • Explicit teaching of the four-step UPAC process builds good problem solving habits.

 

  • Explicit teaching of nine heuristics equips students to tackle different types of word problems.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • A checklist accompanies every word problem to reinforce the four-step process.

 

 

  • Create Your Own is a problem posing task that improves students' understanding of word problems.

 

 

  • Mind Stretcher is a non-routine task to develop higher order thinking skills.
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