### Ms. Duffy # Pre-Algebra

### Pre-Algebra

This course is designed to help students master the targets, skills and reasoning strategies in the Pre-Algebra I Cans. The curriculum includes the basic components of functions, algebra, geometry, statistics, numbers and proportional reasoning. Successful completion of this course will prepare the student for Algebra 1.

Pre-Algebra. Larson, Holt, McDougal, 2012.
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Students grades are based on Target Tests only.

 A 4 3.80-4.00 A- 3.7 3.70-3.79 B+ 3.3 3.30-3.69 B 3 3.00-3.29 B- 2.7 2.70-2.99 C+ 2.3 2.30-2.69 C 2 2.00-2.29 C- 1.7 1.70-1.99 D+ 1.3 1.30-1.69 D 1 1.00-1.29 D- 0.7 0.70-0.99

### Pre-Algebra Targets

• I can use a calculator accurately
• I can add, subtract, multiply and divide integers
• I can place integers on a number line
• I can simplify expressions
• I can evaluate expressions that contain variables
• I can simplify expressions by adding like terms
• I can add 3 or more integers
• I can model real world situations with algebraic expressions
• I can plot points on a coordinate plane
• I can solve two-step equations
• I can check if a number is a solution to an equation
• I can use order of operations
• I can use distributive property
• I can model real life situations using algebraic equations
• I can solve multi-step equations
• I can solve simple inequalities
• I can evaluate powers
• I can add and subtract fractions
• I can multiply and divide fractions
• I can find the GCF of 2 or more numbers
• I can find the LCM of 2 or more numbers
• I can write numbers in scientific notation
• I can evaluate numbers with negative exponents
• I can evaluate numbers with a zero exponent
• I can classify numbers as rational and irrational
• I can write and solve proportions in word problems
• I can solve a proportion
• I can write and calculate a unit rate
• I can write and solve proportions from story problems
• I can write proportions as percents
• I can write percents as decimals
• I can write fractions as percents
• I can calculate percent of a number
• I can calculate percents to find discounts
• I can solve percent equations
• I can use square roots
• I can calculate the area and perimeter of triangles and parallelograms
• I can calculate surface area of prisms and cylinders
• I can find volume of rectangular prisms and cylinders
• I can calculate the area and circumference of a circle
• I can classify polygons
• I can find absolute value of a number
• I can use absolute value to add 2 integers
• I can use formulas to model real world situations
• I can use Pythagorean Theorem to measure indirecty