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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 854-6414 or email Mary Lee Hellner, Director of Student Services Diana Andrade, Math Department Chair

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