Full-year course. Preparation for Algebra I. Pre-algebra focuses on problem-solving skills and engagement with numbers and terms to increase mathematical vocabulary and confidence. Topics include but are not limited to: review of arithmetic skills, single and multi-variable equations, data analysis, introduction to number theory, graphing, measurement, exponents, square roots, and introduction to geometry.
Prerequisite: Students from other programs should complete the Saxon Placement Test.
- Saxon, John. 8/7 with Pre-Algebra. Third Edition. Austin: Saxon Publishers, 2005. ISBN 9781565775091
- MathXL for School; access provided by the instructor, paid for through Well-Trained Mind Academy (textbook fee). $20. Click here to learn more about MathXL for School.
Class meets twice per week for 50-55 minutes.
Class cap: 15 students.
Designed for grades 6-9.