St. Joan of Arc Catholic Secondary School 3801 Thomas Street Mississauga, Ontario, L5M 7G2 (905) 285-0050 We believe that each one, created in the image and likeness of God, is called by name into the Dufferin-Peel community to realize the Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectations to the fullest extent possible as we all journey from the early years to vocation. COURSE OUTLINE Department: Math / Business / Computer Course: Mathematics for Work & Everyday Life Course Code: MEL3E1 Course Description: This course enables students to broaden their understanding of mathematics as it is applied in the workplace and daily life. Students will solve problems associated with earning money, paying taxes, and making purchases; apply calculations of simple and compound interest in saving, investing, and borrowing; and calculate the costs of transportation and travel in a variety of situations. Students will consolidate their mathematical skills as they solve problems and communicate their thinking. Prerequisite: Principles of Mathematics, Grade 9, Academic, or Foundations of Mathematics, Grade 9, Applied, or a ministry-approved locally developed Grade 10 mathematics course Strand & Unit Title: Earning and Purchasing Saving, Investing, and Borrowing Transportation and Travel Corresponding Catholic Graduate Expectation(s): Develops attitudes and values founded on Catholic social teaching and acts to promote social responsibility, human solidarity and the common good. (CGE1d) Reads, understands and uses written materials effectively. (CGE2b) Creates, adapts, evaluates new ideas in light of the common good. (CGE3b) Demonstrates a confident and positive sense of self and respect for the dignity and welfare of others. (CGE4a) Sets appropriate goals and priorities in school, work and personal life. (CGE4e) Applies effective communication, decision-making, problem-solving, time and resource management skills. (CGE4f) Relates to family members in a loving, compassionate and respectful manner. (CGE6a) Acts morally and legally as a person formed in Catholic traditions. (CGE7a) Accepts accountability for one's own actions. (CGE7b) Assessment and Evaluation Category Weightings Knowledge & Understanding Thinking & Investigation Application Communication Weight % 30% 20% 30% 20% Final Summative Assessments Term Work Course Culminating Exam Overall Weighting 70% 20% 10% Learning Skills and Work Habits will also be assessed and reported on. For more information please refer to Growing Success pg. 11. http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/policyfunding/growsuccess.pdf.