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# Julia Landon College Preparatory and Leadership

Development School
Curriculum Paper
Sixth Grade Pre-Algebra Mrs. Putnal and Mrs. Singleton

Mission Statement: Our Mission at the Julia Landon College Preparatory and
Leadership Development School is to create college bound
students with a deep commitment to public service and a true
understanding of their leadership skills within the global
community.

Course Overview:
Students will:
• Develop algebraic understanding using symbolic expressions and
equations
• Analyze expressions and/or equations to determine patterns of change
• Recognize linear and nonlinear patterns in graphs and tables
• Develop an understanding of linear relationships and linear functions
• Use data to analyze information and to choose sensible ways of
comparing and measuring, including using differences, rates and ratios
• Compare distributions of data and explore the influence on sample size
and the distribution of samples means and median
• Recognize similar figures and compare similar figures
• Learn to work in small groups and learn to be responsible for their own
knowledge
Successful completion of this course is based on student organization, class work, and
test performance.

## Tentative Course Outline:

Module 1: Numbers and Operations
Module 2: Scientific Notation and Exponents
Module 3: Data Analysis and Probability
Module 4: Proportional Reasoning
Module 5: Algebraic Thinking
Module 6: Geometry and Measurement
Module 7: Linear Equations

## Student Evaluation: Possible Points

Assignments 10
Quizzes (announced and unannounced) 10-50
Tests - 3 to 4 per quarter 50-100
Projects 25-100
Final Exam - Accumulative for the Quarter 100

Grade Point Average (GPA) = Total Points Earned divided by the Total Points Possible
Extra Credit is available to the entire class only. No individual extra credit.
Educational Materials: 1- inch 3 Ring Binder
Graph Paper
5 Subject Dividers labeled: Bell Ringers, Notes,
Assignments, Quizzes/Tests,
Other

## Homework/Late Work Policy All homework MUST be done in PENCIL. Students

must show their work to receive full credit.
Late work will be accepted with penalty.

## Students will be required to complete a minimum of 30

minutes per week on Compass Odyssey and GIZMOs as
indicated on teacher’s BLOG.

Make-up Work Policy: Students have one day for each day absent to make up work.

Grade Recovery Policy: Students will be offered grade recovery as outlined in the
Duval County Pupil Progression Plan found on the Duval
County Public Schools web page.

## Parent/Teacher Conferences: Conferences will be held during 6th period.

Contact guidance to schedule a conference. 346-5650

Tutoring Schedule: Student must personally make arrangement for tutoring. Limited
availability.

Grading Scale: Students will be evaluated in accordance with the standard Duval