Students will be taught pre-algebraic concepts such as irrational numbers; properties of integer exponents; scientific notation; estimating irrational numbers; square and cube roots; linear equations in one variable; slope-intercept form of a graph; analyzing systems of linear equations; introduction to functions; graphing linear and nonlinear functions; triangle sum theory, similar triangles, and Pythagorean theorem; rotations, reflections, and translations; volume of cones, cylinders, and spheres; scatter plots; and probability of compound events.

Materials:

Saxon Algebra ½ Kit 3rd edition Homeschool kit

ISBN-13/EAN: 9781565774995

ISBN-10: 156577499X

4 notebooks (2 per term)

large index cards

pencils

Protractor

Texas Instruments TI-30XS MultiView Scientific Calculator (This calculator will be used for grades 6th-8th)