Middle School

Web Sites

Everyday Math Parent Support Students in grade 5 participate in the Everyday Mathematics 4 program created by the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project. Everyday Mathematics provides help with Home and Study Link problems, selected answers, vocabulary definitions, tutorials on algorithms, and games.

Big Ideas Web Site Students in 6th grade use the Big Ideas Math program that is aligned to the Common Core State Standards. "Big Ideas Math is a research-based program providing a rigorous, focused, and coherent curriculum. The program balances conceptual understanding with procedural fluency, as research shows that students benefit from equal exposure to discovery learning and scaffolded instruction."

Big Ideas Parent Support

 

CPM Parent Support Students in 7th grade participate in the CPM program. Please go to the link for details on this program

The following is a link to a short version of the program philosophy and an explanation of Team Test. Philosophy and Team Tests

 

8th Grade Math Page The 8th grade students participate in Algebra 1 curriculum. The curriculum empahsizes on using rich, dense, problem solving tasks in a collaborative learning environment. Please visit the 8th grade math page for more information.

 

Apps and Web Sites

25 Common Core-Aligned Math Apps for Middle School Students

Math Activities by Grade Level and Skill

Khan Academy A wonderful resource for students to use to review concepts introduced in class.

Youcubed Parent Resource Inspiring Math Success for all Students through Growth Mindsets and Innovative Teaching

 

Curriculum Guides

5th Grade Curriculum

6th Grade Curriculum

7th Grade Curriculum

8th Grade Curriculum

 

Placement Requirements

Placement Requirements can be found on each teacher's page on the Carlisle Public Schools web site or using the following links:

Grade 5 to 6 Placement Criteria

Grade 6 to 7 Placement Criteria

Grade 7 to 8 Placement Criteria

Grade 8 to High School Placement Criteria