Transition Math




This course moves students from arithmetic to pre-algebra in one year. This can help a student catch up, or help ensure that a student gets to calculus by age 16. After a student completes this course, he or she is ready for pre-algebra and the beginning of algebraic reasoning. During the course of Transition Math, students will master the following:



Partial Amounts

Place Value

Arithmetic Word Problems


Suggested Age: 10-13


Elementary Math 4/5 (or something equivalent)


Required Materials

  • Transition Math by Swarbrick and Miller (complete textbook set) from ODA bookstore:
  • Ruler (with both metric and English units)
  • Protractor
  • Graphing paper (we will do all work on graphing paper; can be notebook or loose leaf)