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Curriculum Goals

The CMP 8 + Algebra I course will be challenging course that will cover both the CMP 8 curriculum as well as Algebra I in the course of three trimesters.

The course is designed to be challenging and will meet the needs of students who would like to complete both the 8^{th} grade math curriculum and Algebra I in one year.

** Potential Curriculum Pacing **

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** Moving Straight Ahead/Thinking With Mathematical Models CMP and Chapters 3, 4 and 5 Algebra ** Linear functions and modeling linear relationships.

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** Growing, Growing, Growing ** ** CMP and Chapter 7 Algebra ** exponential relationships

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** Frogs, Fleas and Painted Cubes CMP and Chapters 10 Algebra ** quadratic relationships

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** Say It With Symbols and Chapter 8 Algebra ** equivalent expressions, order of operations, solving linear and simple quadratic equations, introduction to functions

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** The Shapes of Algebra and Chapter 6 Algebra ** Systems of Equations

** Chapter 9 Algebra ** Transformations of Functions