Pre-Algebra I

Empower young minds with strong foundations. A Grade Ahead’s Pre-Algebra I math program sets the stage for students to learn the concepts that are a necessary part of every young academic’s life. In addition to basic math topics and introductory Pre-Algebra topics, students in the Pre-Algebra I program will boost:

  • Test-taking skills
  • Focus and concentration
  • Statistics, ratios, and proportions
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Logic and analysis

Pre-Algebra I students are given numerical drills, curriculum, and test prep homework. Each step has been designed to enhance A Grade Ahead students’ abilities to calculate quickly and accurately, while constructing solutions for real-world problems.



Program Details: Pre-Algebra I
 
June
(Month 1)
Curriculum Topics Factors & prime factorization; GCF & LCM
Numericals Decimals 7: Example: 832.4 x 0.02 = ? and 17.54 ÷ 0.2 = ?
July
(Month 2)
Curriculum Topics Fractions; Decimals; Square roots
Numericals Decimals 8: Examples: 3.311 x 900 and 23.617 ÷ 0.011 = ?
August
(Month 3)
Curriculum Topics Ratio proportion; Rate; Percent
Numericals Percent 1: Examples: 8% of 50 = ? and 76% of 200 is =?
September
(Month 4)
Curriculum Topics Metric system; Length; Liquid volume; Weight
Numericals Percent 2: Examples: 2.5% of 930 = ? and 92.5% → 37/50 → 0.925
October
(Month 5)
Curriculum Topics Geometry
Numericals Percent 3: Examples: What % is 11 of 44? and $1,800 discounted by 18% =?
November
(Month 6)
Curriculum Topics Geometry; Integers
Numericals Integers 1: Examples: 65 + (-55) = ? and -79 + (-96) - (78) = ?
December
(Month 7)
Curriculum Topics Expressions; Equations; Coordinate grids
Numericals Integers 2: Example: 90 – _ - (-55) = 89
January
(Month 8)
Curriculum Topics Inequalities; Statistics
Numericals Expressions 1: Examples: 7xy - 6yx = ? (for x = 3, y = 7)
February
(Test Prep)
Curriculum Topics Standardized test preparation
Numericals Integers 3: Examples: 42 x (-21) = ? and -37 ÷ (-2) = ?
March
(Month 9)
Curriculum Topics Exponents; Polynomials; Pythagorean theorem
Numericals Exponents 1: Examples: 10 4 + 5 4 = ? and 3 7 ÷ 3 5 = ?)
April
(Month 10)
Curriculum Topics Cost & selling price; Probability; Transformations
Numericals Polynomials 1: Example: Express in standard form 2z 6w 8 + 3y 2w 4 = ?
May
(Month 11)
Curriculum Topics Final Testing
Numericals Equations 1: Example: 3x + 4 = 18



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