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Math

6th Grade Math

Sixth Grade Social Studies looks at the ancient civilizations of the world. Students learn about the Nomadic tribes, the Mesopotamian cultures, Egypt, India, Greece and Rome. They study the culture, history, geography and achievements of these societies. Students further consider the Middle Ages, Reformation and Renaissance. Throughout the year the five fundamental strands of Social Studies, Government, History, Economics, Geography and Literacy are stressed.

7th Grade Math

In this course students returning to Eisenhower will continue their program of mathematical studies, based on the successful completion of their previous year's instruction.
 
Eisenhower offers an Enriched Program for those students demonstrating high mathematical aptitude. Selection for the program is based on a pretest, teacher recommendation and a grade no lower than B+ in 6th Grade Math.
 
Developmental Math is offered for students struggling in math. Selection for this program is based on testing and teacher recommendation.
 
Honors Seminar is a pull-out program for students who show a need for advancement and possible acceleration in math. This class is taught by the Itinerant Math Teacher on a once-a-week basis. To be selected for the Honors Seminar, students must already be enrolled in the Enriched Math Program. They are then selected for the Seminar according to their scores on the District's placement test.

8th Grade Math

In the eighth grade, students will continue their program of mathematical studies, based on the successful completion of their previous year's instruction. Eighth Grade Regular Math is a pre-algebra class, meant to fully prepare students for high school Algebra I.
 
Introduction to Algebra is an eighth grade course for those students demonstrating a high mathematical aptitude. The objective of the class is to provide these students with a broad foundation in mathematics and algebraic topics to prepare them for high school Honors Algebra I. Selection for this course is based on a pretest, teacher recommendation and a grade no lower than a B+ in 7th grade math.
 
Developmental Math is offered for students struggling in math. Selection for this program is based on testing and teacher recommendation.
 
Honors Seminar is a pull-out program for students who show a need for advancement and possible acceleration. This class is taught by the Itinerant Math Teacher on a once-a-week basis. To qualify for placement in the Seminar, students must already be enrolled in Introduction to Algebra. They are then selected for the Seminar according to their scores on the District's placement test.
 
Honors Algebra I is a high school level class, taken for high school credit. It is available only to those students showing very advanced mathematical ability and the need for acceleration. It is open to eighth grade students who have successfully completed Honors Seminar, and who have met the course criteria on a District test for placement in Honors Algebra I. 

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Mrs. Valerie Duran, Chair (duran_v@aps.edu)

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