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Math

Welcome to City Hill Middle School Mathematics Department Page

Where we believe every student can Learn Math at High Levels
 
We heart math

Students who receive Mathematics education at City Hill are developing the skills and abilities to demonstrate these 8 Math Practices though out their grade level curriculum;

  • Utilize Patterns
  • Use Logic and Reasoning
  • Persevere Through Problem Solving
  • Justify Their Work and Critique the Work of Others
  • Model With Mathematics
  • Use Appropriate Tools Strategically
  • Attend to Precision
  • Look For and Make Use of Structure
 

Competent Middle School Math Learners will;

  • Understand and Apply Number Systems
  • Perform Operations and Use Algebraic Thinking
  • Investigate with Measures and Investigate Data
  • Reason with Geometry
 

Scope & Sequence

Grade 7 

  • Rational Numbers
  • Expressions, Equations and Inequalities
  • Ratios, Proportions and Percents
  • Geometry
  • Probability and Statistics
 

Grade 8

  • Real Numbers
  • Analyze and Solve Linear Equations
  • Use Functions to Model Relationships
  • Investigate Bi-Variate Data
  • Analyze and Solve Linear Systems
  • Congruence and Similarity
  • Understand and Apply The Pythagorean Theorem
  • Solving Problems Involving Volume

Grading Policy

90% Assessments 
  • Quizzes
  • Tests
  • Interim Block Assessments (SBAC IABs)
  • Formative Assessments (Quick Checks, Exit/Entrance Tickets, etc)
10% Assignments
  • classwork
  • skill sheets
  • homework 

Assured Experiences

Unit assessments and tasks are shared by all students in grade 7 and 8 math classes. According to our philosophy, we make sure students are learning the same material and sharing important experiences.

Grade 7 Materials Needed:

  • Composition Notebook (college ruled)
  • Highlighters
  • Pencils & Multi-color Pens
  • Glue Stick
  • Pocket Folder
 

Grade 8 Materials Needed: 

  • Composition Notebook (college ruled)
  • Highlighters
  • Pencils & Multi-Color Pens
  • Glue Stick
  • Pocket Folder