## Math 1

Grade Level: 9-12 (C Approved)

The fundamental purpose of the Math 1 course is to formalize and extend the mathematics that students learned in grades K through 8. This course includes Common Core standards from the conceptual categories of Number and Quantity, Algebra, Functions, Geometry, and Statistics and Probability. Instructional time will focus on six critical areas: (1) extend understanding of numerical manipulation to algebraic manipulation; (2) synthesize understanding of function; (3) deepen and extend understanding of linear relationships; (4) apply linear models to data that exhibit a linear trend; (5) establish criteria for congruence based on rigid motions; and (6) apply the Pythagorean Theorem to the coordinate plane. Student engagement with course content will develop skills required for all 8 of the Common Core Standards of Math Practice: (1) make sense of problems and persevere in solving them; (2) reason abstractly and quantitatively; (3) construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others; (4) model with mathematics; (5) use appropriate tools strategically; (6) attend to precision; (7) look for and make use of structure; (8) look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

## Math 3

Grade Level: 10-12 (C Approved)

It is in the Math 3 course that students integrate and apply the mathematics they have learned from their earlier courses. This course includes standards from the conceptual categories of Number and Quantity, Algebra, Functions, Geometry, and Statistics and Probability. For the Math 3 course, instructional time will focus on five critical areas: (1) apply methods from probability and statistics to draw inferences and conclusions from data; (2) expand understanding of functions to include polynomial, rational, logarithmic and radical functions; (3) expand right triangle trigonometry to include general triangles; (4) consolidate functions and geometry to create models and solve contextual problems; and (5) an introduction to limits. Student engagement with course content will develop skills required for all 8 of the Common Core Standards of Math Practice.

## Mathematical Modeling

## AP Calculus

Grade Level: 10-12 (C Approved)

This is a college level class designed to prepare students to take the AP Calculus (AB) exam. Calculus emphasizes a multi-representational approach, which expresses concepts, results, and problems geometrically, numerically, analytically, and verbally. Students learn to use derivatives and integrals to model physical, social, and economic situations.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Math 3 or Math Analysis.

## Geometric Constructions

Grade Level: 11-12 (G Approved)

This is a non-college-prep course that integrates geometry, art, and technology. Students begin with paper and pencil geometric constructions and extend these concepts on computers using “Geometer’s Sketchpad” software to create graphics. This is a course for any interested students, including college-bound students, who are interested in deeper exploration of geometry; students who struggled in algebra and would like a more experiential approach to geometry before continuing the college-prep sequence; and students who need additional math credits for graduation.