Merced County Office of Education

 
Middle School Mathematics Courses

Middle School Mathematics Courses

6TH GRADE MATH is designed to increase and develop students' understanding of mathematics.  The course of study focuses on learning problem solving strategies, solving a balance of problems that are multi-step, non-routine, and real-world. The teaching strategies utilized in the course will provide every student with the opportunity to be successful and proficient in mathematics.

7th GRADE MATH is designed to help students learn the concepts, skills, and reasoning strategies of mathematics.  The course of study focuses on developing sufficient computational, procedural, and problem solving skills to provide a solid foundation for further study in mathematics. 

ALGEBRA I course combines algebra with real world applications. Students will have the opportunity to review and use arithmetic and geometry concepts as they study algebra. Algebra covers the concepts needed to prepare students for the proficiency test for graduation, the SAT, and/or the ACT. Students will see the practical value of algebra and will understand its use in their everyday lives.