Courses Offered:  Math 6, Math 7/Pre-Algebra, Math 8/Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Geomtry
6th Grade Teachers: Phillip Massay, Diane Spann, Rosalind Sykes, Nia Wilkes
7th Grade Teachers:  Diane Spann, Beryl Yeung, Heather Friedenberg, Nettie Sisney
8th Grade Teachers: Ebony Crawford, Claudette Clarke, Wrenetta Green, Laura Onelio, Carol Acha.

Quarter At A Glance

Math 6
Unit 5: Fractions, Decimals, and Percents
Unit 6: Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
Unit 7:  Multiply Fractions
Unit 8: Probability
Math 7/Pre-Algebra
Second Quarter At A Glance
Unit 6: Expressions and Properties
Unit 7: Expressions and Equations
Unit 8: Inequalities
Unit 9: Measurements and Geometrical Relationships
Math 8/Pre-Algebra
Quarter 2
By the end of the Second Quarter, your students should be able to:
Knowledge of Algebra, Patterns, and Functions (Unit 5)
 Solve for the unknown in a linear equation
 Identify equivalent equations  Write equations or inequalities to represent relationships and describe real-world problems
 Simplify algebraic expressions by combining like terms  Write equations or inequalities to represent relationships and describe real-world problems
 Solve for the unknown in an inequality
 Identify or graph solutions of inequalities on a number line
Knowledge of Geometry (Unit 6)
 Identify and describe the relationship among the parts of a right triangle
 Apply right angle concepts to solve real-world problems
 Identify, describe, and plot the results of multiple transformations on a coordinate plane
Geometry CCSC: (Unit 6)
 Verbally describe the location on a coordinate grid of an image with respect to the preimage
 Extend with algebraic rules of transformations
 Write algebraic rules for transformations given an image and preimage on coordinate plane, using multiple transformations
 Discuss the difference between rigid and non-rigid transformations
 Explain a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem and its converse
 Derive the distance formula from the Pythagorean Theorem, using the hypotenuse of a triangle
Knowledge of Algebra, Patterns, and Functions (Unit 7)
Determine the recursive relationship of arithmetic sequences represented in words, in a table or in a graph
 Determine the recursive relationship of geometric sequences represented in words, in a table, or in a graph
 Determine whether relationships are linear or nonlinear when represented in words, in a table, symbolically, or in a graph
 Determine whether relationships are linear or nonlinear when represented symbolically
 Graph linear equations in a coordinate plane
 Determine the slope of a graph in a linear relationship
 Determine the slope of a linear relationship represented numerically or algebraically
Knowledge of Statistics (Unit 7)
 Organize and display data to make a scatter plot
 Interpret scatter plots

Algebra 1
Second Quarter at a Glance 
Solving Equations (Real World Application and Procedures with Connection) (Unit 3)
 Represent an unknown amount when writing equations from a verbal sentence
 Use properties of equality to solve equations
 Solve one step equations
 Solve two step equations
 Solve multi-step equations
 Utilize the working backwards strategies to solve multi-step equations
 Solve equations with variables on both sides
 Using distributive property of equality to solve equations with the variable on each side
 Write ratio and proportion to solve real world problems
 Explain and justify algebraic procedures and solutions for solving equations
 Define vocabulary
 Solve open sentences
 Solve uniform motion problems
 Solve literal equations using formulas
Linear Functions and Equations (Unit 4)
 Find rates of change/slope from tables and graphs
 Write and graph linear equations using slope-intercept form, standard form and point-slope form
 Use x- and y -intercepts to graph linear equations
 Write linear equations using data
 Determine whether lines are parallel, perpendicular or neither
 Write equations for trend line/line of best fit
 Use line of best fit to make predictions
Linear Inequalities (Unit 5)
 Identify solution sets for inequalities
 Graph linear inequalities
 Solve one step inequalities
 Solve two step inequalities
 Solve multi-step inequalities
 Solve compound inequalities
 Define absolute value
 Solve absolute value inequalities

Geometry First Quarter at a Glance  

Throughout first quarter reasoning and proof, communication, and connections in mathematics should be emphasized.  As students learn the theorems, axioms, and postulates, they should be guided through deductive reasoning procedures in order to learn logical thinking processes.

By the end of Second Quarter Geometry students should be able to: 

Congruent Triangles

q  Recognize congruent figures and their corresponding parts

q  Use Congruent Triangles with CPCTC

q  Use and apply properties of isosceles triangles

q  Use congruent triangles in proofs


Relationships within Triangles

q  Apply mid-segments theorem in problem solving

q  Use perpendicular and angle bisectors

q  Identify properties of perpendicular and angle bisectors, medians and altitudes

q  Use inequalities involving sides and angles



q  Define and classify special types of quadrilaterals

q  Use relationships of diagonals, sides, and angles that are present in special quadrilaterals

q  Prove that a quadrilateral is a parallelogram, rectangle, rhombus, and kite

q  Place figure in the coordinate plane



q  Find the Area of parallelograms

q  Use the Pythagorean Theorem

q  Use properties of special right triangles

q  Find the area of trapezoids, rhombuses, and kites