Middle School Algebra Common Course Syllabus
Course Title: Middle School Algebra
Grade Level: 8
The course introduces the student to the basic structure of algebra through the use of the real number system. The basic operations of signed numbers, linear equations and inequalities are the basis of the course. Middle School Algebra is the bridge between Intermediate Pre-Algebra and Intermediate Algebra. Application will be made in solving equations, graphing equations and inequalities, and solving real-world problems.
Essential Content, Processes and Skills:
- Analyze mathematical information, problem-solve, and communicate real world answers
- Recognize patterns and make generalizations
- Solve equations, linear functions, polynomials, radicals, and rational expressions
- Extend algebraic concepts to solve real world problems
Course Grading Scale:
F Anything below 60%
District Final Exam 10%
Folder, Three Notebooks (one per trimester), Calculator, Pencils, Highlighter (optional)
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Teachers and Contact Emails:
Mrs. Anderson Rachelle.Anderson@ahschools.us (763) 506-5258 Mrs. Freese Amanda.Freese@ahschools.us (763) 506-3931 Ms. Staycoff Kimberley.Staycoff@ahschools.us (763) 506-3941 Mrs. Melland Tammy.Melland@ahschools.us (763) 506-5260