Students are able to learn Mathematics through daily presentations, modeling, interactive learning, independent and collaborative practice, formal and informal assessment, through different means of instructional resources to solidify student mastery of the concepts.
Advanced 6th Math- Prentice Hall
This course is designed to take the students on a two-year journey to have a firm grasp on the foundational concepts of Algebra and Geometry.
The areas of emphasis are: Operations with Decimals, Metric System, Operations with Integers, Order of Operations, Mean, Median, Mode, Range, Order of Operations, Factorization, Operations with Fractions, Improper Fractions, Operations with Mixed Number, Fraction with Decimals, Exponents, Greatest Common Factor, Less Common Denominator, One-Step and Two-Step Equations, One-Step and Two-Step Inequalities, Ratios, Rates, Proportion, Percentages, Percent of Change, Similar Figures, Map and Drawing Scales, Geometry, Area, Perimeter, Circumference and Area of a Circle, Square Roots, Irrational Numbers, Pythagorean Theorem, Coordinate Planes, Patterns and Graphs, Number Sequences, Simple and Compound Interest, Frequency Tables, Histograms, Line and Bar Graphs, Stem-and-Leaf- Plots, Coordinate Planes, Scatter Plots
Pre-Algebra (Advanced 7th Math)- Prentice Hall
This course is to prepare students to successfully complete the solid foundations of Algebra and have them look forward to beginning high school Algebra I in 8th grade.
The areas of emphasis are: Algebraic and Numerical Expressions, Integers, Absolute Value, Operations with Integers, Coordinate Planes, Properties of Numbers, Simplifying Expressions, One-Step and Two-Step Equations, One-Step and Two-Step Inequalities, Graphing Inequalities, Using Formulas, Comparing and Ordering Decimals, Operations with Decimals, Metric System, Factorization, Operations with Exponents, Simplifying Fractions, Scientific Notation, Customary Units of Measurement, Ratios, Rates, Proportions, Percentages, Percent of change, makeup and Discount, Simple and Compound Interest, Transforming Formulas, Relations and Functions, Slope and y-intercept, Direct Variation, Systems of Linear Equations, Graphing Linear Inequalities, Geometry, Area, Volume, Square Roots and Irrational Numbers, Pythagorean theorem, Mean, Median, Mode, Range, Frequency Tables, Histograms, Line Plots, Box-and-Whisker Plot, Stem-and-Leaf Plot, Scatter Plots
Algebra I (Advanced 8th Math) – Prentice Hall
This course prepares students for successful completion of high school Algebra I and to advance to high school Honors Algebra or Honors Geometry as freshmen.
The areas of emphasis are: Variable and Expressions, Properties of Basic Operations, Multi-Step Equations and Inequalities, Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities, Solving Formulas, Percentages, Ratios, Rates, Proportions, Graphing Equations and Inequalities, Compound Inequalities, Unions and Intersections of Sets, Linear/Nonlinear Functions Graphing, Sequences and Functions, Graphing Absolute Value Functions, Slope-Intercept Form, Point-Slope Form, Standard Form, Graphing Parallel and Perpendicular Line, Graphing Scatter Plots and Trend Lines, Graphing Systems of Equations and Inequalities, Exponents, Scientific Notation, Multiplying and Dividing Exponents, Exponential Functions, Exponential Growth and Decay, Adding and Subtracting Polynomials, Factoring , Multiplying Binomials, factoring x2 + bx + c, Factoring ax2 + bx + c, Multiplying and Factoring Special Cases, Factoring by Grouping, Quadratic Graphs and their Properties, Quadratic Function, Solving Quadratic Equations, Factoring to Solve Quadratic Equations, Completing the Square, Quadratic Formula and the Discriminant, The Pythagorean Theorem, Frequency Tables and Histogram, Box-and-Whisker Plots