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SUCCESS LAVENTILLE SECONDARY SCHOOL

MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT: SCHEME OF WORK

2015/2016

FORM 5: Term I

WEEK

1

STRAND

OBJECTIVE

1. Re-establish a safe and comfortable learning environment
2. Review previous work on the topic

1. Note Taking with relevant
examples and Illustrations
2. Whole Class Discussions

1. determine the gradient of a straight line;
2. determine from co-ordinates on a line segment:
(a) the length;
3. (b) the co-ordinates of the midpoint;
4. determine the equation of a straight line;
5. solve problems involving the gradient of parallel and
perpendicular lines;

1. Note Taking with relevant
examples and Illustrations
2. Guided Instructions
3. Class Discussions /
questions
4. Review online videos
5. CSEC past paper
questions
6. Paired Board Work

RELATIONS AND FUNCTIONS

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RELATIONS AND FUNCTIONS

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RELATIONS AND FUNCTIONS

SUGGESTED
TEACHING
STRATEGIES

EVALUATION /
ASSESSMENT

1. Oral Questioning
2. Class Assignments

In Class exercises
Oral Questioning
Paper Pencil test.

1. draw and interpret graphs of linear functions;
2. determine the intercepts of the graph of linear functions

Prepared by: Tacuma Jones

WEEK

STRAND

OBJECTIVE

4-7

1. solve graphically a system of two linear equations in two
variables;
2. represent the solution of linear inequalities in one
variable using:
(a) set notation;
(b) the number line;
(c) graph;
3. draw a graph to represent a linear inequality in two
variables;
4. draw and interpret graphs of a quadratic function to
determine:
(a) the elements of the domain that have a given image;
(b) the image of a given element in the domain;
(c) the maximum or minimum value of the function;
(d) the equation of the axis of symmetry;
(e) the interval of the domain for which the elements of
the range may be greater than or less than a given
point;
(f) an estimate of the value of the gradient at a given
point; (g) intercepts of the function
5. determine the axis of symmetry, maximum or minimum
value of a quadratic function expressed in the form
a(x + h)2 + k;.
6. sketch graph of quadratic function expressed in the
form a(x+h)2 + k and determine number of roots
7. draw and interpret distance-time graphs and speed-time
graphs (straight line only) to determine:
(a) distance;
(b) time;
(c) speed;
(d) magnitude of acceleration

RELATIONS AND FUNCTIONS

SUGGESTED
TEACHING
STRATEGIES
1. Note Taking with relevant
examples
2. Research by students
3. Class discussions /
questions
4. Paired work
5. CSEC past paper
questions
6. Online videos
7. Co-operative group work
8. Guided Instructions

EVALUATION /
ASSESSMENT

In-class exercises
Class Assignments
Worksheet
Oral Questioning
Paper Pencil test

K

Prepared by: Tacuma Jones

WEEK

STRAND

8 – 10

GEOMETRY

OBJECTIVE

1. explain concepts relating to geometry;
2. draw and measure angles and line segments
accurately using appropriate geometrical
instruments;
3. construct lines, angles, and polygons using
appropriate geometrical instruments;
4. identify the type(s) of symmetry possessed by
a given plane figure;
5. solve geometric problems using properties of:
(a) lines, angles, and polygons;
(b) circles;
(c) congruent triangles;
(d) similar figures;
(e) faces, edges and vertices of solids;
(f) classes of solids;
6. represent translations in the plane using
vectors;
7. determine and represent the location of :
(a) the image of an object ;
(b) an object given the image under a
transformation;
8. identify the relationship between an object
and its image in the plane after a geometric
transformation;
9. describe a transformation given an object and
its image;
10.locate the image of a set of points under a
combination of transformations;
11.state the relations between an object and its
image as the result of a combination of two

SUGGESTED
TEACHING
STRATEGIES
1. Note Taking with relevant
examples
2. Research by students
3. Class discussions /
questions
4. Paired work
5. CSEC past paper questions
6. Online videos
7. Co-operative group work
8. Guided Instructions

EVALUATION /
ASSESSMENT
1. In-class exercises
Class Assignments
Worksheet
Oral Questioning
Paper Pencil test

Prepared by: Tacuma Jones

transformations;
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12 - 14

Revision
End of Term Examination

1. Review work done for the term

CSEC past paper questions

Prepared by: Tacuma Jones