Point of Sale (P.O.S.) Module

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## Connections to Standards

- Connections to NCTM Standards

NCTM STANDARD 10: STATISTICS

10-1: Construct and draw inferences from charts, tables, and graphs that summarize data from real-world situations.

- Connections to the National Science Education Standard
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CONTENT STANDARDS: 9-12

(a) In Content Standard A: Use technology and mathematics to improve investigations and communications.

(b) In Content Standard E: Develop abilities and understandings about science and technology.

- Connections to the Illinois Learning Standards

FOR MATHEMATICS:

(a) 10.A.5: Construct a statistics-based presentation individually and as members of a team to communicate and justify the results of a project.

(b) 10.B.4: Design and execute surveys or experiments, gather data to answer relevant questions, and communicate results and conclusions to an audience using traditional methods and contemporary technology.

FOR SCIENCE:

(a) 11.A.5d: Apply statistical methods to make predictions and test the accuracy of results.

(b) 11.B.5a: Identify and design problem that has practical applications and propose possible solutions, considering such constraints as available tools, materials, time and costs.

FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS:

(a) 1.C.5f Use tables, graphs and maps to challenge arguments, defend conclusions and persuade others

(b) 3.B.5 Using contemporary technology, produce documents of publication quality for specific purposes and audiences; exhibit clarity of focus, logic of organization, appropriate elaboration and support and overall coherence.

(c) 3.C.5a Communicate information and ideas in narrative, informative and persuasive writing with clarity and effectiveness in a variety of written forms using appropriate traditional and/or electronic formats; adapt content, vocabulary, voice and tone to the audience, purpose and situation.

FOR SOCIAL STUDIES:

(a) 15.B.4a: Explain the costs and benefits of making consumer purchases through differing means (e.g., credit, cash).

(b) 15.D.5c: Explain how technology has affected trade in the areas of finance.