Algebra & Geometry Summer Prep Courses

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Algebra and Geometry Summer Prep Courses

Date: Tue, Jun 18, 2019, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Recurs Weekly on Tue and  Thu, Jun 18 to Jul 25, 2019
Category: Skills Class
This five week program is targeted for students who will enter Algebra or Geometry in the Fall of 2019. Two different courses will be offered. Homework will be provided between classes to support skills introduced in class. Algebra Summer Studies will meet from 6:00pm-7:00pm and Geometry Summer Studies will meet from 7:00pm-8:00pm Tuesdays/Thursdays. No class will be held the week of July 4. 
 
PLEASE NOTE: We do NOT recommend any student take both courses.
Please choose the course that is the best fit for your child based on the class he/she will enter in the fall.
 
Below is a general outline of topics; however, the instructor will amend instruction based on the skill/needs level of registered students. 
 
Pre-Algebra Summer Studies Prep Course
Taught by Tanya Chardon - Limit 12 students
 
Week 1
Multiplication Tables; factoring; divisibility rules
Fractions
Integers
 
Week 2
Order of Operations
Rates, Ratios, Proportions
Distributive Property
 
Week 3
Equations and Inequalities 
Linear Equations – graphing using table
Slope and Y-intercept 
 
Week 4
Powers and Exponents
Scientific Notation
 
Week 5
Multiplying monomials/polynomials
FOIL
Quadratic Formula?

Pre-Geometry Summer Studies Prep Course
Taught by certified Teacher Tanya Chardon - Limit 12 students
 
Week 1
Order of Operations, Integers
Equations
FOIL, multiplying monomials/polynomials
 
Week 2
Factoring
Quadratic Formula
 
Week 3
Square Roots, perfect squares
Simplifying radicals
 
Week 4
Formulas; solving  for a variable
Reference Sheet Practice: area, surface area, volume
 
Week 5
Conditional Statements
Theorems
Proofs