Math

Math

Nicole Winkley, Room 101
Todd Thedell, Room 102

State of Washington requires

  • 3-credits of Math to graduate

  • Usually Algebra 1 & Geometry & Algebra 2

     

Students must also pass a State Math Assessment

 

  • 2018 & below must pass either Algebra 1 or Geometry EoC or the Smarter Balance exam

  • 2019+ must pass Smarter Balance exam

  • Taken in 11th grade year or after Algebra 2

     

Community Colleges (SPSCC, Pierce, Centralia…)

  • Take Math Placement test (unless you pass Alg 2)

  • Math 101 and above do count

     

4-year colleges/universities

  • TESC, UW, WSU, CWU, WWU, Yale, Stanford,...

  • Requires Algebra 2 or higher & SAT

  • Best if you have AP Statistics, Pre-calculus, Trigonometry, possibly AP Calculus.

Learning Plans offered at AHS

  • Algebra 1

  • Geometry

  • Algebra 2

  • Pre-Calculus (0.5)

  • Trigonometry (0.5)

  • AP Statistics

  • AP Calculus

  • Basic Math Skills Project

  • Consumer Math

  • Collection of Evidence

  • College Placement-Test Practice

  • Personal Finance
    Karen Griggs also does IEP Math  

Teacher-lead/Hybrid vs. Student-lead Independent

  •  Go at the Teacher’s pace

  • Teacher & group help on problems

  • Complete daily homework

  • Take tests with the class

  • Complete 1.0 credit in one semester

  • Go at your Own pace

  • Teacher/EA help on your questions

  • Complete practice work

  • Take tests when you are ready

  • Credit 0.5 for each course completed when you finish

Math Projects

  • Each Learning Plan requires students to complete a Math project

  • It should be a project you haven’t done before.

  • Historical events, People, or Technology

  • Banking or Sports statistics

  • Experiment that includes data collection and analysis.

  • Models, tables, charts, graphs, written reflection, or algebraic notation.

  • Artwork with a detailed description of the mathematics.

  • It is intended to be an Application of Math.

  • It should take about 3 hours to complete.

     

See the individual Teacher pages for more information.