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1 Gustine High School Math Department Class of 2018 Math Progression

2 The “Why”?

3 “Why won’t my child have Algebra 1 or Geometry?” Common Core State Standards Adopted by 45 states Gustine & Los Banos District Partnership Focus on critical thinking, explaining, modeling, logic, problem solving, and analysis

4 “What is Different?” Courses are designed into units of study by conceptual category Strong foundation for post secondary success and career readiness 8 Mathematical Practices Algebra & Geometry Integrated Acceleration now at High School level Short & long answer vs. Multiple Choice exams Performance tasks

5 “What are my child’s choices?”

6 Standard Courses Integrated Math 1 Integrated Math 2** Integrated Math 3 Pre Calculus Accelerated Courses Advanced Integrated Math 1-2* Advanced Integrated Math 2-3 Pre Calculus Advanced Placement Calculus

7 Integrated Math 1 A-G Compliant 9 Units of Study 6 Algebra Units 3 Geometry Units Traditional Pacing

8 Advanced Integrated Math A-G Compliant 12 Units of Study 3 Geometry Units 6 Algebra 1 Units 3 Algebra 2 Units Faster Paced Greater homework and study commitment Basically 1 ½ years of mathematics in one year

9 Advanced Integrated 1 & 2 Placement Criteria Parent/Student Contract Student desire to be in the course Student participation in Summer Bridge (1 st 3 units completed) Good Attendance Middle School CST scores Proficient or Advanced Acceptable score on GHS placement test Middle School math grades A’s & B’s Teacher recommendation Good work ethic

10 “What is Summer Bridge?” Meets 4 days at GHS 8 am – 12 pm Wednesdays June 25th, July 2 nd, July 9 th, July 16 th Students are expected to complete the coursework for the first 3 units and successfully pass Unit 1, Unit 2 & Unit 3 exams

11 “Questions?” Pick up Parent/Student Contract tonight, if interested. Turn it in to the Gustine High School office by 4/1/2014. GHS will be in touch regarding placement test and Summer Bridge. Any questions, please call Gustine High School at or Mary Lee Hellner, Director of Student Services Diana Andrade, Math Department Chair


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