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Honors Math

Mrs. McDonald (emcdonald@gscregional.org)

 

All math exams are cumulative. 

Students in each grade have been working in class and at home on review packets (grade 8 is using Acuity online review).  We will continue to review for exams over the next few weeks.

 

The grade 8 exam is on Tuesday, June 3, 2014.

 

Grades 5, 6, and 7 will have their exams on Wednesday, June 4, 2014.

 

Grade 5

 

Students are finishing the year with a unit of geometry.  The students have studied quadrilateral, triangles and the characteristics of the different types.  Additionally, students have found the area of rectangles and the volume of rectangular prisms.

 

 

 

Grade 6

 

 

 

Students in grade 6 are finishing the year with a unit on data.  Students will be analyzing sets of data by calculating their mean, median, mode, and range.  Additionally, the students will be creating and interpreting box and whisker plots.

 

 

Grade 7

 

 

 

 

The students are finishing the year working on scientific notation and the distance formula.

 

 

Grade 8

As they complete the year and their time at GSC, the algebra students are learning to solve radical equations.

 

 

Keep you math skills sharp.  Play First in Math!

 

 

Links

Algebra students click here for practice quizzes and tests.

 

Check out the First in Math website by clicking here.

 

Play Buzz Math on a computer by clicking here.

 

Honors Math Program Criteria

 

Students in Grade 5 may qualify for the Honors Math Program. The requirements are as follows:

1.      CSI 125 or above

2.       Terra Nova Math Score 90% or higher

3.       Terra Nova Reading Comprehension Score 80% or higher

4.       Above average performance in Math throughout Grade 4

5.       Teacher recommendation

Please Note:  Admission to the Honors Math Program does not guarantee continuation in the program.  Students will be evaluated each year to determine eligibility for Honors Math Program.