Mathematics

Chris Crater

Math Lead Teacher

Mrs. Chris Crater

Girls at computersThe CCSD Math department provides students with a comprehensive and rigorous understanding of mathematics enabling them to communicate and connect to the world around them. All students will be empowered and equipped to problem-solve and use the tools of mathematics, challenge them to think for themselves and engage in a purposeful community of learning to build and innovate their future world.

Middle School Math

Math 6

    Topics Covered
  • Review of Basic computation
  • Unit 1 – Whole Numbers and Decimals
  • Unit 2 – Data and Graphs
  • Unit 3 – Patterns and Variables
  • Unit 4 – Number Theory and Fractions
  • Unit 5 – Adding and Subtracting Fractions
  • Unit 6 – Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
  • Unit 7 - Ratios, Proportions and Percents
  • Unit 8 – Tools of GeometryUnit 9 - Geometry and Measurement
  • Unit 11 – Integers
  • Unit 12 – Equations and Inequalities*
  • *Unit 10 - Exploring ProbabilityUnit 10 is out of order as it is post NYS test


Math 6 Enriched

    Topics Covered

    Review of Basic computation
  • Unit 1 – Whole Numbers and Decimals
  • Unit 2 – Number Theory and Fractions
  • Unit 3 – Integers
  • Unit 4 – Adding and Subtracting Fractions
  • Unit 5 – Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
  • Unit 6 – Patterns and Variables, Expressions, and Equations
  • Unit 7 - Ratios, Proportions and Percents
  • Unit 8 – Tools of Geometry
  • Unit 9 - Geometry and Measurement
  • Unit 10- Data and Graphs
  • Unit 11 – Operations/ Equations- Rationals
  • Unit 12- Inequalities
  • Unit 13 - Exploring Probability

Math 7

  • Topics Covered
  • Ratios and Proportions
  • Percents
  • Integers
  • Fractions
  • Expressions
  • Equations
  • Multistep equations and Inequalities
  • Angle Relationships
  • Geometry
  • Probability

Statistics

Math 7 Enriched

  • Topics Covered
  • Integers
  • Expressions
  • Inequalities
  • Ratios and Proportional Reasoning
  • Functions
  • Percents
  • Geometric Figures
  • Measure Figures
  • Probability
  • NYS 7th Grade Test Prep
  • Congruence
  • Similarity
  • Radicals
  • Integer Exponents





Math 8

  • Topics Covered
  • Equations
  • Linear Equations
  • Functions
  • Systems of Equations
  • Integer Exponents
  • Angle Relationships
  • Congruence
  • Similarity
  • Factoring
  • Radicals

High School Math

Math Courses

0308 Algebra

0308 ALGEBRA

Full Year 1 unit Grade 9

This course will prepare students for the Algebra Common Core Regents Exam to be taken in

June. This exam is a graduation requirement. The emphasis of this course will be on algebra and functions. Students will study and compare linear, quadratic and exponential models. They will relate these models to examples with the use of statistics. There will be an emphasis on the application of these skills to real world situations. A Texas Instruments TI-84 graphing calculator is required.

0316 ALGEBRA AB

0316 ALGEBRA AB

Full Year 1 unit Grade 9

* Please note that this course is not an approved Math course through the NCAA clearinghouse.

This course will prepare students for the Algebra Common Core Regents Exam to be taken in January of their second year of math. This exam is a graduation requirement. This is taught by two math teachers and has fewer students thereby offering more individualized instruction. The emphasis of this course will be on algebra and functions. Students will study the first 2/3 of the curriculum comparing linear, quadratic and exponential models. There will be an emphasis on the application of these skills to real world situations. A technological approach to solving problems will be taken where appropriate. A Texas Instruments TI-84 graphing calculator is required.

0309 ALGEBRA ABC-1

0309 ALGEBRA ABC-1

Full Year 1 unit Grade 9

* Please note that this course is not an approved Math course through the NCAA clearinghouse.

This course is the first year of a two year sequence that will prepare students for the Algebra Common Core Regents Exam to be taken in June of the second year of the course. This exam is a graduation requirement. This is a co-taught class that has fewer students thereby offering more individualized instruction. The emphasis of this course will be on algebra and functions. Students will study and compare linear and quadratic models. They will relate these models to examples with the use of statistics. There will be an emphasis on the application of skills to real world situations. A technological approach to solving problems will be taken where appropriate. A Texas Instruments TI-84 graphing calculator is required.

0361 GEOMETRY

0361 GEOMETRY

Full Year 1 unit Grades 9-10

Prerequisite: Grade of 65 or higher in Algebra

This is the second course in the Regents sequence. Students will study topics including Euclidean proofs, coordinate geometry, transformational geometry, trigonometry, 3-D geometry and circles. This course prepares students to take the Geometry Common Core Regents exam in June. A Texas Instruments TI-84 graphing calculator is required.

0363 GEOMETRY APPS

0363 GEOMETRY APPS

Full Year 1 unit Grade 10

* Please note that this course is not an approved Math course through the NCAA clearinghouse.

Prerequisite: Grade of 65 or higher in Algebra

This course will give students an application approach to geometry. Students will use geometer sketchpad to study topics such as quadrilaterals, constructions, coordinate geometry, and transformations. Euclidean proofs will be de-emphasized.

0364 ALGEBRA C/ GEO-TRIG

0364 ALGEBRA C/ GEO-TRIG

Full Year 1 unit Grade 10

* Please note that this course is not an approved Math course through the NCAA clearinghouse.

Prerequisite: Grade of 65 or higher in Algebra AB

This course covers the last 1/3 of the Algebra curriculum and is taught at a slightly slower pace. This is taught by two math teachers and has fewer students thereby offering more individualized instruction.

During the first half of the year, students will finish the Algebra curriculum and prepare for the Common Core Algebra regents exam to be taken in January. During the second half of the year, students will be introduced to both Geometry and Algebra 2 topics. A Texas Instruments TI-84 graphing calculator is required.

0310 ALGEBRA ABC-2

0364 ALGEBRA C/ GEO-TRIG

0310 ALGEBRA ABC-2

Full Year 1 unit Grade 10

* Please note that this course is not an approved Math course through the NCAA clearinghouse.

Prerequisite: A grade of 65 or higher in Algebra ABC-1

This course is the continuation of Algebra ABC-1. This is a co-taught class that has fewer students thereby offering more individualized instruction. Students will study algebra as it relates to linear, quadratic, and exponential functions. Students will continue the study of statistics. There will be an emphasis on the application of these skills to real world situations. Students will take the Algebra Common Core Regents Exam in June. A Texas Instruments TI-84 graphing calculator is required.

0311 CAREER MATH

0311 CAREER MATH

Full Year 1 unit Grades 11-12

* Please note that this course is not an approved Math course through the NCAA clearinghouse.

Prerequisite: Teacher recommendation

This course will cover a variety of topics including: Gross Pay, Net Pay, Banking, Loans, Credit Cards, Investments, and Insurance. Students will learn how to spend wisely through budgeting. Students can use this course as their third year of Math.

0335 COLLEGE BUSINESS MATH

0335 COLLEGE BUSINESS MATH (FLCC BUS131 – Personal Money Management)

Possible 3 college credits from FLCC

Cost: $15

Full Year 1 unit Grades 11-12

* Please note that this course is not an approved Math course through the NCAA clearinghouse.

College Business Math has two main objectives: • To develop basic algebra, problem solving, and mathematical reasoning skills • To equip students with the mathematical skills necessary to analyze and understand business and personal finance situations. Among the topics taught are simple interest, simple discount, compound interest, present and future value of annuities, spreadsheets, and other specific financial applications. Additional topics include credit cards, mortgages, depreciation, and retirement plans.

0352 ALGEBRA 2

0352 ALGEBRA 2

Full Year 1 unit Grade 10 or 11

Prerequisite: A grade of 65 or higher on the Geometry Regents exam, an 80% average or higher in Geometry, and Teacher Recommendation.

This is the third course in the Regents sequence. Topics include functions, complex numbers, quadratics, exponents, logarithms, trigonometry, sequences and series, probability, and statistics. This course is a pre-requisite for IB Math Methods or IB Math Studies. Students will take the Common Core Algebra 2 Regents exam in June. A Texas Instruments TI-84 graphing calculator is required.

0353 ALGEBRA 2 APPS

0353 ALGEBRA 2 APPS

Full Year 1 unit Grades 11-12

* Please note that this course is not an approved Math course through the NCAA clearinghouse.

Prerequisite: A grade of 65 or higher in Geometry Apps or Geometry

The course will provide an excellent background for college level mathematics. Topics include functions, complex numbers, quadratics, exponents, trigonometry, and statistics. A Texas Instruments TI-84 graphing calculator is required.

0327 PRE-CALCULUS

0327 PRE-CALCULUS (FLCC MAT152 – Pre-Calculus)

Possible 3 college credits from FLCC

Cost: $15

Full Year 1 unit Grades 11-12

Prerequisite: A grade of 70% or higher on the Algebra II exam and teacher recommendation.

The student should have a strong background in mathematics as this course prepares students for calculus. The major emphasis is on the study of functions with other topics from analytical geometry and advanced algebra, including the study of matrices. A Texas Instruments TI-84 graphing calculator is required.

0303 MATH 12

0303 MATH 12

Full Year 1 unit Grade 12

Prerequisite: A grade of 65 or higher in Algebra 2 Apps. or teacher recommendation

This course will introduce students to college level math topics without the rigor of Pre-Calculus. Some topics in this course include statistics, matrices, functions, and linear programming. Math 12 will provide an excellent preparation for Pre-Calculus in college. A Texas Instruments TI-84 graphing calculator is required.

0339 IB MATHEMATICS SL

0339 IB MATHEMATICS SL

Possible 3 college credits

Cost: IB Subject Fee

Full Year 1 unit Grades 11-12

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Algebra II and recommendation from math teacher.

The student should be a motivated mathematician who is interested in pursuing either an IB diploma or a certificate in IB Math Methods (Group 5). Topics studied will include functions, the parabola, transformations, logarithms, vector geometry, and matrices. These will be studied at a rapid pace. Students will complete portfolio assignments as well as the IB Math Methods examination in May. Highly successful students in this course will be recommended for AP Calculus BC the following year. A Texas Instruments TI-84 graphing calculator is required.

0302 IB MATH STUDIES SL

0302 IB MATH STUDIES SL

Cost: IB Subject Fee

Full Year 1 unit Grades 11-12

Prerequisite: A 65 or higher in Algebra II and Teacher Recommendation

The student should be interested in pursuing either an IB diploma or a certificate in IB Math Studies (Group 5). Topics studied will include statistics, sets and logic, trigonometry, geometry, probability, matrices and graph theory. Students will complete a five week project as well as take the IB Math Studies examination in May. A Texas Instruments TI-84 graphing calculator is required.

0336 AP CALCULUS – AB

0336 AP CALCULUS – AB

Possible 3 college credits

Cost: $91

Full Year 1 unit Grade 11 or 12

Prerequisite: Grade of 80 or higher in Pre- Calculus or IB Mathematics or Teacher Recommendation

The student must have a very strong background in mathematics and have a high degree of motivation to continue his/her study of higher mathematics. The course follows the syllabus for Advanced Placement Mathematics, Calculus AB. A TI-84 graphing calculator is required. Students are encouraged to take the Advanced Placement Examination in Calculus in May.

0359 AP CALCULUS - BC

0359 AP CALCULUS - BC

Possible 6 college credits

Cost: $91

Full Year 1 unit Grades 11- 12

Prerequisite: 95% percent course average in IB Mathematics or Pre-Calculus

This course follows the syllabus for Advanced Placement Mathematics, Calculus BC. A TI- 84 graphing calculator is required. Students are encouraged to take the Advanced Placement Examination in May.

0328 AP STATISTICS

0328 AP STATISTICS

Possible 3 college credits

Cost: $91

Full Year 1 unit Grades 11-12

Prerequisite: Grade of 80 or higher in Algebra II or teacher recommendation

This course is equivalent to the Introduction to Statistics course required at most colleges and universities. The course may be taken after Algebra II or Pre-Calculus or may be taken concurrently with Pre-Calculus and AP Calculus. A TI-84 graphing calculator is required. Students are encouraged to take the AP exam in May.