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Welcome to Pre- Algebra! Miss Walsh Room 2308 This is an automatic slide show. The course syllabus and blue flyer also have this information. This slide show is posted on my website.

Meet Miss Walsh  12 th Year Teaching  5 th Year at Capitol Hill  Fat cat named Oreo  Rides a motorcycle  Enjoys camping  Loves Crochets

Pre-Algebra Algebra Regular Algebra 1 Algebra Intermediate Geometry Geometry Algebra 2 Pre-Calculus 7 th Grade 8 th Grade Typical Grade taken in 9 th Grade 10 th Grade 11 th Grade Usually for 12 th grade there are other options depending on the school

Algebra 1  Algebra Regular and Algebra Intermediate are equal to Algebra 1.  Use the same textbook  Cover the same standards  Depending whether students, parents, and teachers think one or two years is best for the student.

Placement Tier 1 and Tier 2 Tier 1 and Tier 2 MAP Scores MAP Scores MCA Test MCA Test OLPA Test OLPA Test

Placement Assessment Takes place next week on Takes place next week on Thursday, September 10 and Thursday, September 10 and Friday, September 11 Friday, September 11

Pre-Algebra Textbook Textbook – Holt Course 3 – Stays at home – Online Username: chprealgebra Username: chprealgebra Password: cougars Password: cougars Tutorial Videos Tutorial Videos Interactive Quiz Interactive Quiz Green workbook pages Green workbook pages

Pre-Algebra Concepts Number Sense Number Sense – Rational number concepts – Percents – Ratio and proportion – Operations with positive and negative integers Algebra and Functions Algebra and Functions – Principles of algebra – Exponents and roots – Solving equations and inequalities

Pre-Algebra Concepts Measurement and Geometry Measurement and Geometry – Foundations of geometry – Perimeter, area, volume, surface area – Graphing Statistics and Probability Statistics and Probability – Box and Whisker – Stem-and-Leaf – Line Plots

Supplies Required  Two notebooks  Math Review  Notes/Homework  Pencils  Pens  Folder  Graph Paper  Graph Paper Q2, Q3 & Q4 Optional  Calculator TI 30  Not used until Q3 and Q4  Kleenex for classroom  Dry Erase Board Markers (student use) Target \$9.99

Grading Scale Percentages can be found at http://capitolhill.spps.org/Junior_High_Classrooms http://capitolhill.spps.org/Junior_High_Classrooms

Assessments 70%  Quizzes  Unit Assessments  Projects  QR Bonus Questions

Math Review 15%  Daily Problems  Every other week quizzes  Problem-Solving

Homework 15%  Homework  Class work

Technology Capitol Hill Website Capitol Hill Website – Homework Calendar (google) – Monthly Newsletter – Copies of worksheets – Notes SPPS APPS SPPS APPS – Student e-mail account Parent Portal Parent Portal – Check grades, attendance – Usually updated by Mondays

Foundations A-Days A-Days Name: Skeeters Name: Skeeters Transition into Middle School Transition into Middle School – Community – Expectations – Focus on Personal, Social, Academic Important Information/Handouts Important Information/Handouts Grades Checks Grades Checks Homework Homework

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