This course includes all of the Math 8 concepts and selected Algebra I concepts. It is designed to be accelerated and more in-depth. Honors Math 8 is a course designed to teach skills required for a student to be successful in Algebra I. It includes, but is not limited to:problem solving using rational and irrational numbers for number operations, using exponent rules with powers, square roots, cube roots, and Pythagorean Theorem; solving equations, inequalities, and literal equations; graphing linear equations using slope and y-intercept; evaluating algebraic expressions; solving systems of equations by graphing and substitution; using formulas, data, charts, tables, coordinate graphs, scatter plots, angle relationships, rigid transformations, and functions; and justifying solutions. Instruction may include the use of a scientific calculator, computer software, and manipulatives.
Tools within the content to accommodate and modify as need per the IEP or 504. Text to read, highlighting, speech to text, fewer lessons, frequent breaks, extended time.
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
- Student active time in course logged by the learning management system.
- Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
- Participation verified by the virtual education teacher for time spent working offline.
- Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
- Synchronous time with the class, a group or the virtual education teacher recorded by the learning management system or teacher.
- The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.