Learning Recommendations: This course is designed for students to take after completing CC8 and for students that did not successfully master the content in CC8/Algebra 1 and need to strengthen their foundational skills. Students who have struggled in math previously are strongly encouraged to enroll concurrently in CC Algebra 1 Lab (MTH 101).
General Description: This course is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. The Mathematical Practice Standards apply throughout this course and, together with the content standards, prescribe that students experience mathematics as a coherent, useful, and logical subject that makes use of their ability to make sense of problem situations.
Content: Critical areas include, but are not limited to:
- Relationships between Quantities and Reasoning with Equations
- Linear Relationships
- Exponential Relationships
- Descriptive Statistics
- Expressions and Equations
- Quadratic Functions and Modeling
Strategies: Students will learn through a combination of :
- Collaborative instructional approach
- Direct Instruction
- Technology enhanced instruction
Equipment to be provided by student: Scientific Calculator. If you need to purchase one, the TI-30XIIS is recommended. For families considering investing in a graphing calculator, the TI-Nspire (Not CAS) is recommended. A graphing calculator is NOT required until CC Algebra 2 and above.
Washington State Technology Standards addressed in this course include: