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.

Numerical Drills. Boost accuracy and speed in calculations.
Begin with: Addition, subtraction, multiplication, & division of decimals
Next: Percentages and converting percentages
Last: All operations of integers
Numerical levels are individually customized based on the student’s skill set and mastery of the concepts.

Curriculum & Samples: Pre-Algebra I
# Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4
1 June Factors and Prime Factorization Factors and GCF (Greatest CommonFactor) LCM (Least CommonMultiple) Review
2 July Fractions Decimals Squares & Square Roots Review
3 August
Test #1
Ratio/Rate Ratio Proportion Percent Review
4 September Metric System Length Liquid Volume Review;
5 October Geometry-1 Geometry-2 Geometry-3 Review
6 November Geometry-4 Integers-1 Integers-2 Review
7 December
Test #2
Expressions Equations Coordinate Grids Review
8 January Inequalities Statistics-1 Statistics-2 Review
Preparation for State Standardized Tests February
(ALWAYS sent in the month of Feb unless requested otherwise)
Review of previous key topics with focus on strategies in the following areas:
(1) Showing your work
(2) Solving word problems
(3) Using graphics
March Exponents Polynomial Pythagorean Theorem Review
10 April Cost and Selling Price Probability Transformations Review
(Final Testing)
May Review of Months 8-10 and Testing
Word Problems are included in every day's material.

Curriculum Samples
  • Sample 1  
  • Sample 2

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