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School For Life (Montessori)
Quezon Boulevard, Kidapawan City

Course Title: Working with Numbers
Course Number: Casa 3/ Preparatory
Unit Credit: 1.5

Course Description:

Working with Numbers 3 is a 1.5 unit subject for CASA 3/Preparatory. It consists of Pre-numerical concepts to compare and order two or more concrete objects, Numerical concepts, Math operations to help the children on how to solve some problems regarding numbers, Geometry to develop visual discrimination of shapes and Time to help the child recognizes the parts of the clock and to know how to tell the time correctly. The content shows the logical sequencing with materials organized according to the fundamental steps of learning---understanding, practicing and testing. The important aspect of the subject is the integration of values and skills in the different subject areas.

General Objectives:

At the end of the school year with the use of the textbook as reference, the learners will be able to

Identify and name size, shape, length, width, weight and height Describe objects in space by proximity, position, and direction allow the child to develop color appreciation and sensitivity to the harmony of color Identify the place value for each digit

count, read and write whole number
solve equations using the different math operations
identify and describe common geometric shapes
recognize and tell the time correctly

TOPICS
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES
TIME ALLOTMENT
METHODOLOGY
EVALUATION
REFERENCE
Unit I
PRE-NUMERICAL CONCEPT

Working with numbers Casa 3/Preparatory pages 1-45
a. Size
To be able to compare and order two or more concrete objects according to the measurable attributes of size. To identify and name sizes such as big, bigger, biggest.
3 days (40 minutes per day)
Class discussion
Group activities
Independent study
Peer tutoring
Quizzes
Seatwork
Unit test
Summative test

b. Length
To demonstrate understanding that objects have properties such as size, shape and length, and those comparisons may be made referring to those properties. To refine visual discrimination of length and indirectly prepare him/her for mathematics. 3 days (40 minutes per day)

Class discussion
Group activities
Independent study
Peer tutoring
Quizzes
Seatwork
Unit test
Summative test

c. Width
To refine visual discrimination of width and dimension and indirectly prepare him/her for mathematics. 3 days (40 minutes per day)
Class discussion
Group activities
Independent study
Peer tutoring
Quizzes
Seatwork
Unit test
Summative test

d. Weight
To stimulate the child’s interest and awareness in weight difference and indirectly prepare him/her for mathematics. 3 days (40 minutes per day)
Class discussion
Group activities
Independent study
Peer tutoring
Quizzes
Seatwork
Unit test
Summative test

e. Height

To simulate the child’s interest and awareness in height difference and indirectly prepare him/her for mathematics.

3 days (40 minutes per day)

Class discussion
Group activities
Independent study
Peer tutoring

Quizzes
Seatwork
Unit test
Summative test

f. Spatial Concepts
To be able to describe objects in space by proximity, position, and direction; To develop judgments in distance.
3 days(40 minutes per day)
Class discussion
Group activities
Independent study
Peer tutoring
Quizzes
Seatwork
Unit test
Summative test

g. Colors
To develop child’s chromatic sense; to be able to distinguish between primary, secondary, neutral and gradation of colors; to allow the child to develop color appreciation and sensitivity to the harmony of color. 5 days (40 minutes per day)

Class discussion
Group activities
Independent study
Peer tutoring
Quizzes
Seatwork
Unit test
Summative test

FIRST PERIODICAL EXAMINATION
Unit II
NUMERICAL CONCEPTS

Working with numbers Casa 3/Preparatory pages 53-91
a. Making 10
To help the child learn how to make tens; to...
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