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Math

PRE-ALGEBRA                                            Teacher: Ms. Ann Poindexter                           

Student should have a basic understanding of fractions, decimals and percents and be able to multiply and divide through 100 without a calculator. Placement test available if parents have questions about student's readiness.

Pre-algebra is recommended for use by 7th graders who plan to take Algebra 1 in 8th grade or by 8th graders who plan to take Algebra 1 in 9th grade. This course will cover the following: fractions, decimals, mixed numbers, signed numbers, order of operations, percent, proportions, ratios, unit conversion, scientific notation, angles, evaluation of algebraic expressions, simplification of algebraic expressions, polynomials, the solution of linear equations in one unknown, and more.

Grade: 7-9       Monthly Tuition: $60      Tuesday/Thursday

Text: Saxon Algebra 1/2 - 3rd Edition  ISBN 1-56577-149-4

Recommended: Solution Manual - 3rd Edition  ISBN 1-5677-131-1 

Supplies Needed: A 1” three ring binder with loose leaf paper and graph paper. A calculator may be used near the end of the school year, but is not required.

ALGEBRA 1                                              Teacher: Mrs. Tonya Lamb                          

 

Prerequisite: Pre-Algebra 

This class will review concepts learned in pre-algebra, and go on to cover algebra concepts such as order of operations, evaluation of algebraic expressions, solving algebraic equations, factoring, exponents, rational expressions, polynomials, graphing linear equations, percent, square roots, systems of equations and the Pythagorean theorem.

Grade: 8-10       Monthly Tuition: $60      Tuesday/Thursday

Text: Saxon Algebra 1 - 3rd Edition ISBN 1-56577-134-6

Recommended: Solution Manual - 3rd Edition ISBN 1-56577-137-0

Supplies Needed: Scientific Calculator; A 1" 3-ring binder with loose leaf paper and graph paper 

FINANCIAL MATH                     Teacher: Ms. Ann Poindexter                           

Prerequisite: Algebra I

 

This course is very practical.  We will cover the following topics:  an introduction to personal finance, saving, budgeting, debt, financial life after high school, consumer awareness, bargain shopping, investing and retirement, insurance, money and relationships, careers, taxes, giving, and an introduction to economics.  Each of these topics will be studied in the context of what God teaches in the Bible about money and possessions.  Each student will complete a midterm project and a final project geared toward his or her interests.  Internet research with the ability to print out paperwork will be necessary for some of the homework and the students will have to do some field work, such as visiting grocery stores, to complete some of the assignments.  Parental discussions with your student are encouraged.

Grade: 10-12             Monthly Tuition: $60       Tuesday/Thursday

Text: A one-time $20 fee is due with the first month’s tuition payment in lieu of purchasing a textbook.  The students will be supplied with all of the needed curriculum.

 

ALGEBRA 2                                         Teacher: Mrs. Tonya Lamb                          

Prerequisite: Algebra I

Further study in algebra including: the study and evaluation of linear and quadratic functions, radicals and exponents, systems of equations, imaginary numbers, trigonometric functions, solving triangles, logarithms and applications. This course helps prepare students for success on SAT’s and ACT’s.  

Grade: 10-12     Monthly Tuition: $60    Tuesday/Thursday

Text: Saxon Algebra II, 3rd Edition  

Recommended: Solution Manual - 3rd Edition     

Supplies needed: Scientific calculator, A 1" 3 ring binder with loose leaf paper and graph paper 

GEOMETRY                                        Teacher: Mrs. Tonya Lamb                          

Prerequisite: Algebra I

Survey of Geometry covering deductive reasoning, planes, lines, angles, triangles and quadrilaterals, parallel and perpendicular lines, transformations, similarity and congruence, geometric solids, area and volume, and beginning trigonometry. Using postulates and theorems to solve proofs helps students to think in an orderly and systematic manner. This course helps prepare students for success on SAT’s and ACT’s.  

Grade: 10-12     Monthly Tuition: $60    Tuesday/Thursday

Text: Geomettry, McDougal LIttell (2007), author Ron Larson (ISBN-10: 0618595406) 

Supplies needed: A 1" 3 ring binder with loose leaf paper and graph paper    

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