This course introduces several key algebraic topics that are fundamental to a high school mathematics sequence, and lays the foundation for future algebra courses.


Suggested Age: 11-13


Transition Math by Swarbrick and Miller (or something equivalent)


Required Materials

  • Saxon Algebra ½, 3rd Edition Textbook
  • Saxon Algebra ½, 3rd Edition Solutions Manuel
  • Pre-Algebra Supplement found at ODA bookstore:
  • Ruler (with both metric and English units)
  • Protractor
  • Scientific Calculator (to be used after Christmas)
  • Three-ring binder with dividers to separate notes, worksheets & quizzes
  • Graphing paper (we will do all work on graphing paper; can be notebook or loose leaf)