Pre-Algebra (Math 8)

Pre-Algebra will help students move from the world of simple mathematics to the exciting world of Algebra and Geometry. They will develop skills that will be necessary throughout their life. Students will stretch their thinking by learning to solve real world problems. Learning math and algebra concepts can be fun. Abstract ideas can be challenging for many students but the challenge is one they can meet. Concepts are presented with a little humor, making the learning fun. Students will enjoy learning each new concept and develop a deeper understanding of the math skills they already have. Each concept is presented using examples of the skills, concepts, and strategies students will need. Scaffolding of ideas is provided to ensure student learning. The course is offered in a six-unit format containing 5 lessons each for a total of 30 lessons. Students will study text pages, watch videos, interact with flash presentations, and complete practice problems. The pace is controlled by the student and reviewing the material is encouraged. The course will continue to move students into the exciting world of the unknown, Algebra. Students will expand their skills and they will be introduced to increasingly abstract concepts. The course will provide the student with a concrete understanding of the basics for algebraic thinking. With numerous hands on activities and demonstration videos, they will have multiple opportunities to enhance their process solving skills. Students will be given different assessment opportunities to demonstrate mastery of each skill. Students will study text pages, watch videos, interact with flash presentations, and complete practice problems. The pace is controlled by the student and reviewing the material is encouraged.

Major Concepts:

  • Principles of Algebra
  • Rational Number
  • Graphs, Functions and Sequences
  • Exponents and Roots
  • Ratios, Proportions and Similarity
  • Percents,Foundations of Geometry
  • Perimeter, Area, and Volume
  • Data and Statistics
  • Experimental and Theoretical Probability
  • Multi-step Equations and Inequalities
  • Sequencing

S.No. Fee Component Amount (USD) Description
1 Subject Fee $ 250 To be paid by the student at the time of Registration.
2 Examination Fee $ 100 To be paid within 3 months of Registration.

Grade Level

Grade 8

Duration

Annual

Requirements

None

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