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 |

- 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