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Gustine High School Math Department Class of 2018 Math Progression The “Why”? http://youtu.be/oRBchZLkQR0 http://youtu.be/dY2mRM4i6tY “Why won’t my child have Algebra 1 or Geometry?” • Common Core State Standards • Adopted by 45 states • Gustine & Los Banos District Partnership • Focus on critical thinking, explaining, modeling, logic, problem solving, and analysis “What is Different?” • Courses are designed into units of study by conceptual category • Strong foundation for post secondary success and career readiness • 8 Mathematical Practices • Algebra & Geometry Integrated • Acceleration now at High School level • Short & long answer vs. Multiple Choice exams • Performance tasks “What are my child’s choices?” Class of 2018 Mathematic Sequence 9th 10th 11th 12th Standard Courses Integrated Math 1 Integrated Math 2** Integrated Math 3 Pre Calculus Accelerated Courses Advanced Integrated Math 1-2* Advanced Integrated Math 2-3 Pre Calculus Advanced Placement Calculus * Meets GHS Algebra I diploma requirement ** Meets GHS Algebra I diploma requirement when combined with integrated Math 1 *** A grade of “C” or better in the 2nd semester is required for a student to progress to the next math course Integrated Math 1 • A-G Compliant • 9 Units of Study • 6 Algebra Units • 3 Geometry Units • Traditional Pacing Advanced Integrated Math • A-G Compliant • 12 Units of Study • 3 Geometry Units • 6 Algebra 1 Units • 3 Algebra 2 Units • Faster Paced • Greater homework and study commitment • Basically 1 ½ years of mathematics in one year Advanced Integrated 1 & 2 Placement Criteria • Parent/Student Contract • Student desire to be in the course • Student participation in Summer Bridge (1st 3 units completed) • Good Attendance • Middle School CST scores Proficient or Advanced • Acceptable score on GHS placement test • Middle School math grades A’s & B’s • Teacher recommendation • Good work ethic “What is Summer Bridge?” • Meets 4 days at GHS 8 am – 12 pm • Wednesdays June 25th, July 2nd, July 9th, July 16th • Students are expected to complete the coursework for the first 3 units and successfully pass Unit 1, Unit 2 & Unit 3 exams “Questions?” Pick up Parent/Student Contract tonight, if interested. Turn it in to the Gustine High School office by 4/1/2014. GHS will be in touch regarding placement test and Summer Bridge. Any questions, please call Gustine High School at 854-6414 or email Mary Lee Hellner, Director of Student Services [email protected] Diana Andrade, Math Department Chair [email protected]