Mathematics

  • Math Department Vision Statement:   The vision of the South Allegheny Mathematics Department is to provide quality instruction essential to maximize every student’s mathematical ability to prepare them to become responsible and productive members of an increasingly complex and technological society. 

     


     

    Math

     

    TITLE: Math 7                                                                        Credit: 1     

    Course Number: 0371                                                             Grade: 7

    Prerequisite: N/A                                                                     Difficulty Rating: 3

    Description: Review of fundamentals of arithmetic in preparation for pre-algebra and PSSA.

     

     

    TITLE: Pre-Algebra 7                                                             Credit: 1

    Course Number: 0370                                                             Grade: 7

    Prerequisite: 6th Grade Teacher Recommendation                    Difficulty Rating: 2

    Description: Students will understand the four basic operations of arithmetic as it pertains to solving open sentences.  Students will understand the basic vocabulary of algebra, such as terms and variables so they can apply properties of equalities in an effort to solve various algebraic problems.

     

     

    TITLE: Pre-Algebra 8                                                             Credit: 1

    Course Number: 0381                                                             Grade: 8

    Prerequisite: N/A                                                                     Difficulty Rating: 3

    Description: Students will understand the four basic operations of arithmetic as it pertains to solving open sentences.  Students will understand the basic vocabulary of algebra, such as terms and variables so they can apply properties of equalities in an effort to solve various algebraic problems.

     

     

    TITLE: Advanced Algebra I                                                  Credit: 1

    Course Number: 0382                                                           Grade: 8

    Prerequisite: “A” in Pre Algebra 7                                          Difficulty Rating: 2

    Description: Students will develop problem solving skills by using algebraic terminology and various equation solving techniques.  Also, students will develop the ability to interpret written information into mathematical sentences. 

     

     

    TITLE: Algebra I (Cog Tutor)                                                 Credit: 1     

    Course Number: 0383                                                            Grade: 8

    Prerequisite: Pass Pre-Alg. 7 or teacher recommendation         Difficulty Rating: 3   

    Description: Students will develop problem solving skills by using algebraic terminology and various equation solving techniques.  Also, students will develop the ability to interpret written information into mathematical sentences.