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MEL 4EA – Summer School 2014

MEL4EA Unit 1 – Data, Data Everywhere

Essential Understandings for this Unit:
 Collect, Organize and Represent Data in a Variety of Forms
 Make Inferences from Data using a Variety of Tools and Strategies

Terminology:
 Bar Graph
 Histogram
 Circle Chart
 Broken-line Graph
 Sample
 Population
 Primary Source
 Secondary Source
 Categorical Data
Lesson
#
Topic Learning Goal Curriculum
Connection
Content Activity Assessment Date/
Timeline
1.1 What Does it
Mean?
Read and Interpret
different types of
graphs
A1
A1.1
Pictographs
Circle Charts
Bar Charts
Histograms
Online
Slideshow
Self-Assessment:
Check your
understanding
July 2

1.2 What Would you
Do?
Explain the
difference between a
population and a
sample
A1
A1.2
Sample
Population
Sampling bias
N/A Self-Assessment:
Check your
understanding
July 2

1.3 Where Does
Data Come
From?
Distinguish between
primary and
secondary resources

A1


Primary and
Secondary
sources
Brainstorm
(Group
activity)
Group activity:
Teacher feedback
N/A

1.5 What Does the
Data Tell me?
Draw accurate
inferences from
graphs
A1
A1.5
Graphs in the
media
Bias in statistics
Asking
questions
about graphs
Self- assessment

July 2

1.6 How Can I Use
the Data?
Collecting and
Interpreting Data
A1
1.3
Planning data
collection and
making
conclusions
N/A N/A July 2

1.7 Extension
(Interactive
Review)
Review of material A1 Review of Unit 1
Content
Multimedia
Activity
Self- Assessment
(Computer
feedback)
July 2

1.8 Unit 1 Project A1
A1.1, 1.3,
1.6, 1.7
Summative in
Dropbox (Rubric
Provided)
July 3

1.10 Unit 1 Quiz A1 Open book quiz
(Online)
July 3

MEL 4EA – Summer School 2014
MEL4EA Unit 2 – What Are My Chances?

Essential Understandings for this Unit:
 Determine and represent probability
 Identify and interpret applications of probability

Terminology:
 Theoretical probability
 Experimental probability

Lesson # Topic Learning Goal Curriculum
Connection
Content Activity Assessment Date/
Timeline
2.1 Theoretical
Probability
Determine the
theoretical probability of
an event and represent it
in a variety of ways
A2
2.1
Calculating
theoretical
probability
Check your understanding Formative Quiz
(Self-assessment)
July 4
2.2 Probability in
the Media
Identify ways that
probability is represented
in the media
A2
2.2
Looking at
theoretical
probability
Graphic Organizer Formative
Assessment
(Teacher
feedback)
July 4
2.3 Simulation Perform probability
experiments to
determine experimental
probability
A2
2.3
Determining
experimental
probability
Simulation activity Self- Assessment

July 4
2.4 Theoretical vs.
Experimental
Probability
Examine how theoretical
probability differs from
experimental probability
A2
2.4, 2.5
Experimental
vs. Theoretical
Probability
Conduct coin toss and die
rolling experiments
Formative with
feedback
(Google Form)
July 4
2.6 Using
Probability to
Make Decisions
Determine the validity of
arguments made using
probability
A2
2.6
Probability and
statistics in the
media
Statements with self
assessment checks
Self-Assessment July 7
2.7 Review Review of material A2 Review of Unit 2
Content
Multimedia Activity N/A July 7
2.8 Hitting the
Jackpot
A2 Assignment:
Article and
Letter
(Submitted to
dropbox)
July 7
MEL 4EA – Summer School 2014
MEL4EA Unit 3 – Where am I Going to Live?

Essential Understandings for this Unit:
 Gather, interpret and compare information about owning or renting accommodation and about the associated costs

Terminology:
 Accommodation
 Living expenses
 Utilities
 Rights and responsibilities
Lesson # Topic Learning Goal Curriculum
Connection
Content Activity Assessment Date/
Timeline
3.1 Living on my
own
Identify financial
and non-financial
implications of living
on your own
B1
1.1
Financial
responsibilities
Make a list of
financial
responsibilities
N/A July 8
3.2 Should I rent? Compare advantages
and disadvantages of
renting
B1
1.2
Renting
accommodation
Make a list of some
benefits/drawbacks
of renting
Online form July 8
3.3 Should I own? Compare advantages
and disadvantages of
owning
B1
1.3
Owning
accommodation
Calculate 20%
down payment and
payment owing
Watch video, self
assessment
July 8
3.4 What do I have
to pay?
Identify costs of
living
B1
1.4
Listing expenses
for owning and
renting
Formative chart of
expenses
Dropbox
(Teacher feedback)
July 8
3.5 Tenants and
Landlords
Describe the rights
and responsibilities
of tenants and
landlords
B1
1.5
Q and A

Rent increases
Calculate rent
increases
N/A July 8
3.6 The Costs to
Move
Make a checklist of
tasks and costs
associated with
moving
B1
1.6
Moving tasks
and expenses
Make a list of costs
required for
moving
Self-Assessment
(mind map)
July 9
3.7 Extension
(Review)
Review B1

Review of Unit 3
Content
Watch Multimedia
Activity
N/A July 9
3.10 Open book
Quiz
B1 Summative
Assessment (open
book quiz)
July 9
MEL 4EA – Summer School 2014
MEL4EA Unit 4 – Planning My Finances

Essential Understandings for this Unit:
 Interpret, design, and adjust budgets for individuals and families described in case studies

Terminology:
 Personal expenses
 Discretionary
 Non-discretionary
 Fixed
 Variable
 Budget


Lesson # Topic Learning Goal Curriculum
Connection
Content Activity Assessment Date/
Timeline
4.1 My Expenses by
Category
To categorize
expenses as
nondiscretionary or
discretionary
B2
2.1
Definitions:
Discretionary,
nondiscretionary
Categorize
expenses
Self- Assessment
(answers
provided)
July 10
4.2 Paying my Bills Categorize expenses
as fixed or variable
B2
2.2
Definitions:
Fixed and
variable
List and categorize
expenses
Self- Assessment
(answers
provided)
July 10
4.3 Budgeting for
Success
To read and
interpret prepared
budgets
B2
2.3
Steps to follow
for budget
creation, case
study
Watch video Practice budget
(Formative
assessment in
Dropbox)
July 10
4.5 Where Can I
live
Determine
affordability of
accommodation
B2
2.4
Factors that
affect
accommodation
budget
3 case studies Self assessment
(answers
provided)
July 10
4.6 Living with my
Budget
Make adjustments to
a budget
B2 Accommodate
changes in
budgets
2 case studies
(examine)
N/A July 11
4.7 Review:
Extension
Review B2 Review of Unit 4
material
Watch Multimedia
Activity
N/A July 11
4.8 Unit
Assignment
Design a budget B2 Assignment Prepare a budget Summative
Assessment
(Assignment) –
hand in dropbox
July 11
MEL 4EA – Summer School 2014

MEL4EA Unit 5 – Preparing my Taxes

Essential Understandings for this Unit:
 Demonstrate an understanding of the process of filing a personal income tax return

Terminology:
 Income tax
 Gross income
 Taxable Income
 Refund
 Deductions
 Tax Credits
Lesson # Topic Learning Goal Curriculum
Connection
Content Activity Assessment Date/
Timeline
5.1 Why Taxes To describe ways in
which tax is
collected, and what
it is used for
B3
3.1
Read an article Make a list of tax
types
Self Assessment
(Answers
provided)
July 11
5.2 My
Documentation
To become familiar
with the T1 General
tax form
B3
3.2
Steps for
completing a tax
return
N/A N/A July 11
5.3 My Income To calculate total
and net income
B3
3.2, 3.3
Definitions:
Total and net
income
T4 slips
Identify important
parts of the T4 slip
Self Assessment
(Solutions
provided)
July 11
5.5 Refund or
Payment?
To understand how
to calculate total
income, taxable
income, and final
amount
B3
3.2, 3.3
Tax calculation
Refund or
balance owing
Associate parts of
the T4 slip with line
numbers on
Schedule 1 and
Ontario Tax forms
Self- Assessment July 14
5.7 Income Tax
Services
To identify
resources that can
assist in tax
preparation
B3
3.6
Accountants,
Forms and
publications,
Electronic tax
programs
Google Form
(Teacher
Feedback)
July 14
5.11 Unit
assignment:
Scavenger
hunt
B3 Scavenger Hunt
(tax documents)
Summative
Assessment
(Assignment) –
hand in dropbox
July 14
MEL 4EA – Summer School 2014

MEL4EA Unit 6 – Estimate or Measure?

Essential Understandings for this Unit:
 Determine and estimate measurements using the metric and imperial systems, and convert measures within and between
systems

Terminology:
 Conversion
 Celsius
 Metric
 Fahrenheit
 Imperial



Lesson # Topic Learning Goal Curriculum
Connection
Content Activity Assessment Date/
Timeline
6.1 Measuring in
many ways
To review
measuring
techniques
C1
1.1
Appropriate
Units
- Watch Video
What would you
use to measure?
(Filling out table)
Self-Assessment July 15
6.4 Internal
conversions
To convert measures
within systems
C1
1.4
Convert metric-
metric and
imperial-
imperial
- Watch Video
Perform internal
conversions
Formative July 15
6.5 External
Conversions
To convert measures
among systems
C1
1.5
Convert metric-
imperial and
imperial-metric
Perform external
conversions

Online activity:
Check your
understanding

Formative (online
activity)
July 16
6.6 Extension
(Review)
Review material
from Unit 6
C1 Watch Multimedia
Activity
N/A July 16
6.9 Open Book
Assignment
C1 Conversions:
Distance,
temperature,
money
Summative -
Dropbox
July 16
MEL 4EA – Summer School 2014
MEL4EA Unit 7 – Designing a Dream Home

Essential Understandings for this Unit:
 Solve problems in measurement and design
 Construct scale drawings and models
 Budget for household improvement

Terminology:
 Pythagorean theorem
 Perimeter
 Area
 Volume
 Scale Diagram
 Budget


Lesson # Topic Learning Goal Curriculum
Connection
Content Activity Assessment Date/
Timeline
7.1 Turning the
Corner
To use the
Pythagorean
theorem
C2
2.1
Pythagorean
Theorem
Calculate lengths Self assessment
(answers
provided)
July 17
7.2 Around the
Outside
Apply the concept of
perimeter to solve
problems
C2
2.2
Calculating
perimeter
Calculate perimeter
of composite
shapes
Self-Assessment
(answers
provided)
July 17
7.4 Real world
covering
Apply area
measurements
C2
2.3, 2.4, 2.5
Calculating area Calculate area of
composite shapes
Self-Assessment
(answers
provided)
July 17
7.5 Real world
filling
Apply volume
measurements
C2
2.3, 2.4, 2.5
Calculating
volume
Calculate volume of
composite shapes
Self- Assessment
(answers
provided)
July 17
7.6 Scale Diagrams Construct a two-
dimensional scale
drawing
C2
2.6
Scale drawings Use proportional
reasoning to
construct a scale
drawing
Formative
assessment
(Teacher feedback)
July 18
7.9 Extension
(Review)
Review material
from Unit 7
C2

Watch Multimedia
Activity
N/A July 18
7.10 Renovating a
Dream
C2 Landscaping a
backyard
Summative
Assessment
(Open book
assignment)
July 18
MEL 4EA – Summer School 2014
MEL4EA Unit 8 – Compared to What?

Essential Understandings for this Unit:
 Solve problems involving proportional reasoning, arising in applications from work and everyday life.

Terminology:
 Ratio  Unit Rate  Proportional reasoning

Course Summative:
Part A

Description: Career Search

Due July 23
Part B

Description: Living Within your Budget

Due July 24
Part C

Description: Making a House Home (In-Class)

Due July 25

Lesson # Topic Learning Goal Curriculum
Connection
Content Activity Assessment Date/
Timeline
8.1 Are things the
Same?
To make
comparisons using
unit rates and ratios
C3
3.1, 3.2
Ratio, Equivalent
Ratio and rate
Read through
examples
N/A July 21
8.2 Comparing to
Save Money
Calculate unit rate C3
3.1, 3.2
To find unit rate Calculate unit rate Self- Assessment
(answers
provided)
July 21
8.3 More than One
Way to
Compare
Do determine if
something is
proportional or non-
proportional
C3
3.3
Proportional
relationships
Use proportions to
investigate recipes
and cell phone
plans
Formative
(Teacher feedback
– online form)
July 21
8.5 Proportions in
the Real World
Real-world
proportions
C3
3.3, 3.5, 3.6
Solving real-
world
applications
(watch video)
Solving word
problems
(watch video)
Self- assessment
(answers
provided)
July 22
8.6 Extension (Unit
Review)
Review material
from Unit 8
C3 Review material
from Unit 8
July 22
8.9 Assignment:
The dinner
C3 Use proportional
reasoning to scale
a recipe and
calculate costs
Summative
Assessment
July 22