Course Syllabus

Course Description / Overview:

Get ahead of your classmates with this course in mathematics! This class will begin with the fundamentals of mathematics such as grouping  symbols and numerical expressions, move into topics such as multiplying and dividing decimals and fractions, and culminate with geometric properties and calculations.


Class Goals/Outcomes:

Review and practice of terms and concepts in basic thinking in order to develop mathematical vocabulary, and build mathematical fluency and comprehension in the following areas:

  • order of operations
  • number patterns
  • multiplication properties
  • estimating
  • mixed numbers and improper fractions
  • units of weight
  • coordinate grids
  • circles and circumference
  • place value: whole numbers
  • place value: decimal numbers
  • adding and subtracting decimals
  • dividing with reciprocals
  • units of capacity
  • geometric figures
  • volume of rectangular prisms
  • numerical expressions
  • multiplying by multiples
  • rounding
  • multiplying decimals
  • multiplying fractions
  • units of length
  • metric units
  • perimeter and area
  • volume of cylinders


Course Outline:

Day 1

order of operations / grouping symbols / numerical expressions / number patterns

Day 2 place value of whole numbers / multiplying by multiples / multiplication properties / decimal place value
Day 3 rounding / estimating / adding and subtracting decimals / multiplying decimals 
Day 4 mixed numbers and improper fractions / multiplying fractions / dividing fractions
Day 5 dividing with reciprocals / units of length / units of weight
Day 6 units of capacity / metric units / coordinate grids / geometric figures
Day 7 perimeter and area / circles and circumference / volume of rectangular prisms / volume of cylinders
Day 8 Review and problem areas


Student Expectations / Classroom Policies:

  • Appropriate, polite behavior and language is required at all times


What Should I bring to Class?

  •  Paper, pencil (no pens), erasers, and a desire to have fun while learning about math!