Syllabus

 
Mathematics A (8th Grade)
MS
CCSS
Blackboard
52038
(52) Mathematics
(038) Mathematics (grade 8)
(G) General or Regular
7th Grade Math
This course focuses on the connection between mathematics and music to develop and reinforce mathematical skills and processes. Students build a mathematical foundation as they explore the evolution of music in America. The focus of the course is learning with understanding to enable students to solve real-world and mathematical problems. The mode of instruction will vary as students interact with course materials, practice skills on the web, participate in hands-on activities, and view instructional videos.
Upon completion of the course, students will solve real-world and mathematical problems. The mode of instruction will vary as students interact with course materials, practice skills on the web, participate in hands-on activities, and view instructional videos.

Understanding place value

Understanding fraction models

Comparing and ordering decimals

Introduction to percents

Introduction to integer concepts

Exploring units of measure

Introduction to proportions

Introduction to variables and evaluating expressions

Representing data

None
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Semester sessions are 18-weeks long: Students must be able to spend 1 or more hours per day in the course to be successful.
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Online assessments consist of formative and summative assessments represented by computer-graded multiple choice, instructor-graded writing assignments including hands-on projects, model building and other forms of authentic assessments.
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