COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to successfully prepare 6th grade students for success in both pre-algebra and pre-geometry courses. During this course students will review and apply essential mathematical concepts at increasing levels of difficulty. Students will also experiment with several new concepts and problem solving skills related to algebra and geometry. The major topics covered within this course include: fractions, decimals, percents, ratios, proportions, statistics, probability, integers, algebra, geometry, measurement, linear equations and functions.
COURSE LAYOUT: This course is divided into five units which are subdivided into a total of twelve chapters. Lord willing, three chapters will be covered each quarter of the school year.
Unit 1 Number, Operations, and Statistics
Unit 2 Number and Operations: Decimals and Fractions
Unit 3 Patterns, Relationships, and Algebraic Thinking
Unit 4 Measurement and Geometry
Unit 5 Number, Operations, and Algebraic Thinking