Resource students are assigned to classes on the basis of their own choices and with recommendations of resource teachers and parents. The Individualized Education Program (IEP) sets forth a plan of goals and objectives, which specifies accommodations and services necessary to meet the students’ needs.
Learning Recommendations: Math Placement Test and Teacher Recommendation. Sophomore, Junior or Senior
General Description: Traditional concepts of algebra that are required for Algebra 1A will be introduced and reinforced throughout the year. Using the Transitional Mathematics, level 3 book, emphasis will be on mastering multi-step algebraic equations, calculating volume, graphing equations, and writing equations from word problems.
- Unit 6: Algebraic Rules & Properties; Volume of 3-Dimensional Shapes
- Unit 7: Introduction to Algebraic Equations; Geometric Construction and Angle Measurement
- Unit 8: Solving Different Kinds of Algebraic Equations; Lines & Angles
- Unit 9: Introduction to Functions; Working with Coordinate Graphs
- Unit 10: Square Roots and Irrational Numbers; Nonlinear Functions
Strategies: Students will learn through a combination of:
- Direct Instruction
- Small Group Investigations
- Teacher-Led Investigations
Course Fee / Materials: Spiral-bound notebook, writing utensils, lined notebook paper, and a scientific calculator. If you need to purchase a calculator, the TI-34 MultiView is recommended.