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Gs.7-9 General objectives and List of Books

I.GENERAL OBJECTIVES  

The goals in mathematics education are for students to:

1.          Develop fluency in basic computational skills.

2.          Develop an understanding of mathematical concepts.

3.          Apply mathematical concepts and skills and the relationships among them to solve problem situations of varying complexities. To accomplish this goal, students will need to develop a repertoire of skills and strategies for solving a variety of problem types.

4.          Communicate precisely about quantities, logical relationships, and unknown values through the use of signs, symbols, models, graphs, and mathematical terms.

5.          Reason mathematically by gathering data, analyzing evidence, and building arguments, to support or refute hypotheses.

6.          Make connections among mathematical ideas and other disciplines.

7.          Help students, at all ability levels, to enjoy Math.

8.          Provide challenging experiences in Math.       

9.          Find useful applications of mathematics to everyday life situations.

10.     Build self-confidence in the student by teaching successful ways to problem-solve.

11.     Provide an environment which encourages active participation by all students.

II.LIST OF BOOKS:    

*Students in Grade 7 will be studying Algebra 1 Book (Holt, Rinehart and Winston), besides the Geometry which will be presented to the students in the following form:- 

v     Grades 7 students should have Geometry Booklets provided by the school.

*Students in Grade 8 will be studying Algebra 1 Book   (Holt, Rinehart and Winston), besides the Geometry which will be presented to the students in the following form:- 

v     Grade 8 students will be studying Holt Geometry Book.

*Students in Grade 9 will be studying Algebra 1 Book   (Holt, Rinehart and Winston), besides the Geometry which will be presented to the students in the following form:- 

          v     Grade 9 students will be studying Holt Geometry Book.     

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