STEM LAB IA, 1B
MA012STDGE, MA013STDGE 0.5 Credit - Grade 9-10
In a STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) course for students who score at Levels 1-3 on the spring i-Ready benchmark. The course is designed to extend time and learning opportunities through interventional support or enrichment. Students can take this course each semester until their benchmark scores improve to Level 4 or higher.
STEM LAB IIA, IIB
MA014STDGE, MA015STDGE 0.5 Credit - Grade 9-10
In a STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) course for students who score at Levels 4-7 on the spring i-Ready benchmark. The course is designed to extend time and learning opportunities through interventional support or enrichment. Students can take this course each semester until their benchmark scores improve to Level 8 or higher.
MA101YTDGE 1 Credit - Grade 9
Involves applying rules of Algebra: solving, graphing and writing linear equations, exploring functions and relations, solving systems of linear equations, predicting and analyzing linear trends, exploring and applying the laws of exponents and performing operations with polynomials. Special emphasis is placed on problem solving, technology, multiple representations, critical thinking and reasoning, making mathematical connections and communicating mathematically.
MA202YTDGE 1 Credit - Grades 11-12
Seeks to develop a higher degree of skill and accuracy in algebraic techniques and understanding of the structure of mathematical systems. Topics include a review and an extension of many concepts developed in Algebra 1, such as solving and graphing linear and quadratic equations. Other topics incorporated in this course include: solving and graphing exponential, logarithmic and rational functions and writing and identifying properties of conic sections. Emphasis is placed on problem solving using graphing calculator and computer activities, mathematical reasoning and connections. Prerequisites: Algebra I and/or Geometry.
ALGEBRA II HONORS
MA202YTDHO 1 Credit - Grades 11-12
Expands on the topics of Algebra I Honors and provides further development of the concept of nonlinear functions. The expanded topics include quadratic, exponential, rational, and polynomial functions, sequences and series and the complex numbers system. Emphasis will be placed on the theory and practical applications of Algebra through the use of graphing calculators and related computer software. Prerequisite: Algebra and Geometry with minimum grade of “B+” in both and Teacher Recommendation.
MA201YTDGE 1 Credit - Grade 10
Includes the concepts of geometric figures, parallelism, congruency, polygons, similarity, special quadrilaterals, right triangles, coordinate geometry, circles, loci, area and volume. Special emphasis is placed on problem solving using the scientific calculator, graphing calculator, and computer software; mathematical connections; critical thinking skills; reasoning; and communicating mathematically. Hands-on activities will also be incorporated throughout the course as a means to enhance student understanding of essential geometric concepts. Prerequisite: (Middle School Students) Grade 8 Math with a minimum grade of ‘B’, Grade 8 end-of-year test score of 80 or higher and Teacher Recommendation. (High School Students) Algebra I.
MA201YTDHO 1 Credit - Grade 10
Emphasizes the further development of skills, techniques and connections of geometric concepts. Topics include in-depth study of the properties and classification of triangles and polygons, similarity and congruency, transformations, properties of circles including arcs, chords and tangents, trigonometry and deductive reasoning and proof. Hands-on activities will be incorporated throughout the course as a means to enhance student understanding of essential geometric concepts. Prerequisite: (Middle School Students) Grade 8 Math with minimum grade of “B+”, Grade 8 end-of-year test score of 80 or higher and Teacher Recommendation; (High School Students) Algebra I Honors.
PROBABILITY & STATISTICS
MA301YTDGE 1 Credit - Grades 11-12
Introduces students to the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data. Students will work with statistical measures of central tendency and spread and methods of sampling and experimentation. Students will use multiple representations to present data, including written descriptions, numerical statistics, formulas and graphs. Prerequisite: Algebra and Geometry.
MA400YTDGE 1 Credit - Grades 11-12
Includes the study of relations and functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, Trigonometry and triangles, Trigonometric functions, sequences and series, and data analysis. The purpose of this course is to study functions and develop the skills necessary for the study of Calculus. Prerequisite: Algebra II and Teacher Recommendation.
MA401YTDGE 1 Credit - Grades 11-12
Is intended for students who have a thorough knowledge of college preparatory mathematics: Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry and Analytical Geometry or Pre-Calculus. Topics include polynomial functions, trigonometric functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, the derivative and its applications, integration and its applications and methods, and the definite integral and its applications. Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus and Teacher Recommendation.
SAT PREP: MATH
MA304STDGE 0.5 Credit - Grades 11-12
Is a semester course designed to provide students with extensive training in the areas of algebra and geometry that are required on the Scholastic Aptitude Test. Various methods of solving SAT-type problems will be covered. This course is paired with SAT Prep-English. All college-bound juniors are encouraged to enroll in this course. Prerequisite: Algebra I & Geometry or Algebra II.