Tuesdays & Thursdays
Please note, this course meets twice per week.
Middle School Math or equivalent
Students scoring a B or better in a pre-requisite class taken at WHCT
are not required to take a placement test for the next level class.
All other students must pass a short placement test prior to registration.
Prealgebra (4th edition) -by Tom Carson
*Mrs. Thiessen might be getting some used copies for purchase.
She will know by the end of May. Please feel free to contact her.
Prealgebra is an introduction to Algebra. It covers topics such as whole numbers, integers, solving equations and problem solving, fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, ratios, proportion, percent, graphing, geometry and measurement, exponents, and polynomials.
Course Class Time:
Go over previous homework.
Learn new concepts.
Practice and take questions.
Course Homework Requirements: (subject to change as syllabus is developed)
There are 5 homework assignments each week.
Most assignments can be completed in less than 1 hour.
Each Tuesday students will receive a summary of that week’s assignments,
including page numbers and the specific problems to be completed.
On classroom days students will receive fill-in-the-blank notes to follow along
with the lecture and work practice problems for the new concepts.
There will be two Math XL assignments per week (normally Mondays and Wednesdays).
Students are expected to check answers to odd-numbered problems at home.
Questions regarding even-numbered problems are addressed at the beginning of class.
Tests will be administered in-class.
40% Homework and practice tests
20% Math XL