Karen NorthPeriod 1A, 2A, 4ACSI Lesson 6 / Chapter 2 - WORD PROBLEMS

LEARNER OBJECTIVES:
TEKS / Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills:
Math TAAS:
PROCEDURES/ACTIVITIES:
TAAS Activity: School provided activity using program strategies to solve.
  1. Explain terms/concepts:
    • Informal problem description
    • Task - first, actual, program
    • Relevant vs. irrelevant information
    • Consume vs. produce
    • Relevant variable expression
  2. Define a rule as a program by doing Exercise 2.4.1, 2.4.2, 2.4.3
    • Income tax
    • Sum of coins
    • Volume of a planet
  3. Practice and discuss ideas on problem solving to master instruction.
ASSESSMENT:
  • Completed / printed programs.
  • Observe student practice and discussion on problem solving.
  • MATERIALS:
    1. Software: DrScheme Programming Environment
    2. Hardware: Compaq 486 or Dell 586, 75 MHz computer
    3. Reading from How to Design Programs: C2.4 Word Problems