Summer Math Rising 9th Grade

SUMMER MATH REQUIREMENT

 

Welcome to STEM!

 

We are excited that you will be joining us in the fall and look forward to a great school year. In order for you to be best prepared to meet the challenges of your 9th grade math class, we ask that you complete a readiness assessment that will determine if there are math concepts that you need to review prior to the start of school, and a computational assignment that will help you brush up on the basic arithmetic skills needed to be most successful in your math class. The directions to access each assignment are below.

 

Assignment #1 - EdReady Math

 

Directions to create EdReady account and get started

  1. If you do not already have a gmail account, please set one up. You will use this email address frequently throughout the school year.
  2. https://chattanoogastate.edready.org/home
  3. Select Get Started, and sign up for an account. Use your gmail account as your required email address.
  4. Log in and enter the appropriate key.
    1. If you expect to take Geometry or a higher math course, enter: StemGeometry_2022
    2. If you expect to take Algebra 1, enter: StemAlgebra1_2022
  1. Select Get Started in the bottom right corner.
  2. Select Go to Goal under Algebra 1 or Geometry readiness.
  3. Click Start Assessment

 

To Complete: Achieve 100% mastery by July 31, 2020 for your EdReady score. Please use the available resources within the EdReady site as needed to achieve 100% mastery.

 

Assignment #2 - Computational Skills

 

Students will be assessed on computational math skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Students are expected to complete the computations without pen, pencil, paper or calculators. 

 

Summer Practice: Go to the website Arithmetic Game (https://arithmetic.zetamac.com) to practice. 

 

Grade Assigned - September 1st: Students will be assessed as follows in their 9th grade math course using the following guidelines. Students should use the Arithmetic Game to practice.  

  • Addition/subtraction - must use range of –100 to 100, students will be graded as follows:
    • 50 - Below Basic (BB): Less than 5 correct in 60 seconds
    • 85 - Proficient (PR): 5 to 9 correct in 60 seconds
    • 100 - Advanced (AD): 10 or more correct in 60 seconds
  • Multiplication/division - must use range of –10 to 10, students will be graded as follows:
    • 50 - Below Basic (BB): Less than 20 correct in 60 seconds
    • 85 - Proficient (PR): 20 to 29 correct in 60 seconds
    • 100 - Advanced (AD): 30 or more correct in 60 seconds

 

Dr. Sue Williamson

9th Grade Mathematics


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