MICHAELS  HOMESCHOOL  ACADEMY

                      

  Michaels Homeschool Association
               of Chattanooga                    

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Mathematics Classes

                               MATHEMATICS CLASSES

We are very excited to be able to continue to offer elementary, middle and high school Mathematics classes this coming fall. As God continues to expand our ministry, we are eternally thankful for His vision and His provisions. Once again, we have done our best to keep our prices reasonable and affordable for our home school community. Our schedule and fees are as follows: (Please scroll down for a description of each course)

Course: Elementary Mathematics
Grade Level: 3rd grade
Day/Time: Wednesdays @ 11:40 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cost: $45 per month per child + $25 registration fee 
Book(s): Abeka 3rd grade level (6th Edition) and Speed Drills Workbook, Item #329525. You can purchase these Child kit books directly from their website at Abeka.com for a better deal. Be careful not to purchase the teacher's edition.  
Instructor: Mrs. Sharon Moravec 


Course: Elementary Mathematics
Grade Level: 4th grade (Advanced 3rd graders can register)
Day/Time: Wednesdays @ 1:20 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
Cost: $45 per month per child + $25 registration fee
Book(s): Abeka 4th grade level (4th Edition) and Speed Drills Workbook, Item #309494. You can purchase these Child Kit books  directly from their website at Abeka.com for a better deal. Be careful not to purchase the teacher's edition.  
Instructor: Mrs. Sharon Moravec


Course: Elementary Mathematics 
Grade Level: 5th grade (Advanced 4th graders can register)
Day/Time: Tuesdays @ 2:10 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
Cost: $50 per month per child + $30 registration fee  
Book(s): Abeka 5th grade level (4th Edition) and Speed Drills Workbook, Item #309524. You can purchase these Child Kit books directly from their website at Abeka.com for a better deal. Be careful not to purchase the teacher's edition. 
Instructor: Mrs. Sharon Moravec 


Course: Middle School Mathematics
Grade Level: 6th grade (Advanced 5th graders can register)
Day/Time: Tuesdays @ 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $60 per month per child + $30 registration fee
Book(s): Bob Jones Math 6 (3rd Edition) ISBN 9781606821121. You can purchase this book new or used online through Amazon.com,  AbeBooks.com, half.com, christianbook.com, etc. Please make sure the ISBN numbers match. Be careful not to purchase the teacher's edition.  
Instructor: Mr. Frank Johnson


Course: Middle School Mathematics 
Grade Level: 7th grade (Advanced 6th graders can register)
Day/Time: Thursdays @ 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.   
Cost: $60 per month per child + $30 registration fee  
Book(s): Bob Jones Fundamentals of Math ISBN 1591666422. You can purchase this book new or used online through AbeBooks.com, half.com, Amazon.com, etc. Please make sure the ISBN numbers match. Be careful not to purchase the teacher's edition. 
Instructor: Mr. Frank Johnson 


Course: Pre-Algebra
Grade Level: 7th - 8th grade
Day/TimeThursdays @ 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Cost: $60 per month per child + $30 registration fee
Book(s): McDougal Littell Pre-Algebra ISBN 0618250034. You can purchase this book new or used online through AbeBooks.com, half.com, Amazon.com, etc. Please make sure the ISBN numbers match. Also, be careful not to purchase the teacher's edition. 
Instructor: Mr. Frank Johnson


Course: Algebra 1    
Grade Level: 8th -9th grade 
Day/Time: Tuesdays AND Thursdays @ 12:30 p.m. - 1:40 p.m. 
Cost: $70 per month per child + $40 registration fee  
Book(s): McDougal Littell Algebra 1 by Larson, Boswell, and Kanold (2001) ISBN 0395937760. You can purchase this book new or used online through AbeBooks.com, half.com, Amazon.com, etc. Please make sure the ISBN numbers match. Also, be careful not to purchase the teacher's edition.
InstructorMr. Chris Morris


Course: Geometry
Grade Level: 9th - 10th grade
Day/Time: Tuesdays AND Thursdays @ 12:30 p.m. - 1:40 p.m. 
Cost: $70 per month per child + $40 registration fee  
Book(s): McDougal Littell Geometry (2001) ISBN 0395937779. You can purchase this book new or used online through AbeBooks.com, half.com, Amazon.com, etc. Please make sure the ISBN numbers match. Also, be careful not to purchase the teacher's edition. 
Instructor: Mr. Eric Mensah 


Course: Algebra 2
Grade Level: 10th - 11th grade
Day/Time: Tuesdays AND Thursdays @ 1:50 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Cost: $70 per month per child + $40 registration fee  
Book(s): McDougal Littell Algebra 2 (2001) ISBN 0395937787. You can purchase this book new or used online through AbeBooks.com, half.com, Amazon.com, etc. Please make sure the ISBN numbers match. Also, be careful not to purchase the teacher's edition.
Instructor: Mr. Chris Morris


Course: Pre-Calculus
Grade Level: 11th - 12th grade
Day/Time: Tuesdays AND Thursdays 1:50 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Cost: $70 per month per child + $40 registration fee  
Book(s): Abeka Precalculus with Trigonometry and Analytical Geometry. You can purchase this book used online starting at $2.48 through Amazon.com, AbeBooks.com, half.com, etc. Please make sure to purchase the yellow book. Also, be careful not to purchase the teacher's edition. If you need any help finding the correct book, please contact us and we will be happy to help. 
Instructor: Mr. Eric Mensah


*Mrs. Moravec, Mr. Johnson, and Mr. Morris will be available for "Question/Answer" sessions regarding weekly homework via email, phone, or by personal appointment at our facility, if necessary.*


Course Description

Elementary Mathematics (3rd grade)

Help your child excel in arithmetic! This course kit includes work text as well as tests and speed drills book. The work text is full of wonderful illustrations that make arithmetic fun for your third grader while the speed drills and test book will help him/her retain important principles of arithmetic. Daily word problems, supplemental problems, and a handbook for terms and definitions in the back of the book provide ample opportunity for application and review. With this math program, we can solidify your child’s understanding of multiplication and division, measurement conversions, fractions, and more. This course kit has been put together for your convenience and make your child’s experience with arithmetic a success. Homework will be graded on accuracy as well as completion. Students will also be graded on quizzes and tests over concepts and math vocabulary taught. Partial credit may be awarded on these if solid effort is shown with work to support their answers. The text we will be using will give basic examples of the information taught in class for each section, so students are encouraged to take notes and ask questions during class and during the week via email, phone, or by designated personal sessions.


Elementary Mathematics (4th grade) - Advanced 3rd graders can register

Help your child excel in arithmetic! This course kit includes work text as well as tests and speed drills book. The work text is full of wonderful illustrations that make arithmetic fun for your fourth grader while the speed drills and test book will help him/her retain important principles of arithmetic. Daily word problems, supplemental problems, and a handbook for terms and definitions in the back of the book provide ample opportunity for application and review. With this math program, we can solidify your child’s understanding of square measures, simple geometry, proper and improper fractions. This year, your fourth grader will be learning about converting measures, factoring, divisibility rules, solving measurement equations, graphs drawing, and many more. This course kit has been put together for your convenience and make your child’s experience with arithmetic a success. Homework will be graded on accuracy as well as completion. Students will also be graded on quizzes and tests over concepts and math vocabulary taught. Partial credit may be awarded on these if solid effort is shown with work to support their answers. The text we will be using will give basic examples of the information taught in class for each section, so students are encouraged to take notes and ask questions during class and during the week via email, phone, or by designated personal sessions.


Elementary Mathematics (5th grade) - Advanced 4th graders can register

Dive into decimals and dividing fractions and many more mathematic concepts with Arithmetic 5. This course kit includes work text as well as tests and speed drills book. The work text is full of wonderful illustrations that make arithmetic fun for your fifth grader while the speed drills and test book will help him/her retain important principles of arithmetic. Supplemental problems, homework assignments, and a handbook for terms and definitions in the back of the book provide ample review and added implementation. Challenge your child with more advanced word problems, pre-algebra concepts, and basic geometry. This year, your child will learn how to multiply decimals, reverse factors, divide fractions, and so much more. This course kit has been put together for your convenience and make your child’s experience with arithmetic a success. Homework will be graded on accuracy as well as completion. Students will also be graded on quizzes and tests over concepts and math vocabulary taught. Partial credit may be awarded on these if solid effort is shown with work to support their answers. The text we will be using will give basic examples of the information taught in class for each section, so students are encouraged to take notes and ask questions during class and during the week via email,  phone, or by designated personal sessions.


Middle School Mathematics (6th grade) - Advanced 5th graders can register

This course will help students through the transition between elementary and secondary math, reviewing previously taught concepts and introducing new ones. It will build your students' knowledge of the foundational math skills they'll need for both everyday life and higher-level math. Units cover adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing whole numbers, fractions and decimals. Equations, plane-figure geometry, measurement, ratios, statistics, probability, and integers are also covered. Pages feature full-color photographs, illustrations, and charts to reinforce concepts; career-links, biographies of mathematicians, and mathematical links to historical events are included for added interest. A handbook section contains a glossary of terms and definitions along with illustration of math concepts for student reference, and a daily review section provides exercises for the reviewing of previously taught concepts. Students will be graded on quizzes and tests over concepts and math vocabulary taught. Partial credit may be awarded on these if solid effort is shown with work to support their answers. The text we will be using will give basic examples of the information taught in class for each section, so students are encouraged to take notes and ask questions during class and during the week via email, phone, or by designated personal sessions. Basic calculators and graph paper may be utilized occasionally during this course but advanced notice will be given before they would be needed in class.


Middle School Mathematics (7th grade) - Advanced 6th graders can register

This course will build on students already expanding math skills. We will cover many topics including whole numbers, decimals, number theory, fractions, as well as an introduction to Algebra and Geometry topics. We will study concepts with word problems and real world applications to build their critical thinking skills. Student will have homework given over lessons taught in class each week. Homework will be graded on both accuracy and completion. Students will also be graded on quizzes and tests over concepts and math vocabulary taught. Partial credit may be awarded on these if solid effort is shown with work to support their answers. The text we will be using will give basic examples of the information taught in class for each section, so students are encouraged to take notes and ask questions during class and during the week via email, phone, or by designated personal sessions. Basic calculators and graph paper may be utilized occasionally during this course but advanced notice will be given before they would be needed in class.



Pre-Algebra (7th - 8th grade)

This course is designed to assist the students in understanding the terminology and science behind the math to better prepare them for Algebra 1. We will cover topics such as equations, probability, proportions, algebraic concepts, etc. Students will have homework given over lessons taught in class each week. Homework will be graded on both accuracy and completion. Students will also be graded on quizzes and test over concepts taught in the classroom. Partial credit may be awarded on these if solid effort is shown with work to support their answers. The text we will be using will give basic examples of the information taught in class for each section, so students are encouraged to take notes and ask questions during class and during the week via email, phone, or by designated personal sessions. Basic calculators may be utilized occasionally during this course but advanced notice will be given before they would be needed in class.



Algebra 1 (8th - 9th grade)

This course is the beginning of the high school math curriculum. We will cover a review of students math knowledge up to this point and then expand on their knowledge by covering topics including equations, functions, real numbers, inequalities, exponents, quadratics, polynomials, factoring, rational and irrational numbers, as well as radicals, etc. The text we will be using will give basic examples of the information taught in class for each section, so students are encouraged to take notes and ask questions during class and during the week via email, phone, or by designated personal sessions. Homework will be given following each class and will be graded for both accuracy and completion. Students will also be graded on quizzes, tests, and potential projects. Partial credit may be awarded on these if solid effort is shown with work to support their answers. Graphing calculators (Texas Instrument 83, 84, or N-Spire) and graph paper may be utilized occasionally during this course but advanced notice will be given before they would be needed in class. Pre-requisite: Pre-Algebra



Geometry (9th - 10th grade)

This course is heavily tested on in the standardized test community for colleges and covers lots of critical thinking therefore considered a very important subject in the high school math curriculum. We will build on their math knowledge by studying patterns and reasoning as well as many other topics including, proofs, lines, triangles, quadrilaterals, transformations, similarity, trigonometric ratios, circles, area, volume of various solids, etc. The text we will be using will give basic examples of the information taught in class for each section, so students are encouraged to take notes and ask questions during class and during the week via email, phone, or by designated personal sessions. Homework will be given following each class and will be graded for both accuracy and completion. Students will also be graded on quizzes, tests, and potential projects. Partial credit may be awarded on these if solid effort is shown with work to support their answers. Graphing calculators (Texas Instrument 83, 84, or N-Spire), graph paper, protractors, and compasses may be utilized occasionally during this course, but advanced notice will be given before they would be needed in class. Pre-requisite: Algebra 1



Algebra 2 (10th - 11th grade)

This course is a study of the complex number system and its properties, factorization, simplification of radicals and polynomials, linear and quadratic functions, graphs and equations, matrices, determinants, rational expressions, probability, and statistics, etc. The text we will be using will give basic examples of the information taught in class for each section, so students are encouraged to take notes and ask questions during class and during the week via email, phone, or by designated personal sessions. Homework will be given following each class and will be graded for both accuracy and completion. Students will also be graded on quizzes, tests, and potential projects. Partial credit may be awarded on these if solid effort is shown with work to support their answers. Graphing calculators (Texas Instrument 83, 84, or N-Spire), graph paper, protractors, and compasses may be utilized occasionally during this course, but advanced noticed will be given before they would be needed in class. Pre-requisite: Algebra 1



Precalculus (11th - 12th grade)

This course provides a firm foundation of basic calculus and trigonometry. It includes topics common to college algebra, such as functions and their graphs, trigonometric equations, intercepts and symmetry, ellipses and parabolas, reference triangles, complex numbers, limits, vectors, linear algebra, conics, and more! The textbook we will be using will give detailed explanations, practical applications, ample practice problems and basic examples of the information taught in class for each section. Precalculus with Trigonometry and Analytical Geometry will prepare your student for more advanced mathematical adventures. Students are encouraged to take notes and ask questions during class and during the week via email, phone, or by designated personal sessions. Homework will be given following each class and will be graded for both accuracy and completion. Students will also be graded on quizzes, tests, and potential projects. Partial credit may be awarded on these if solid effort is shown with work to support their answers. Graphing calculators (Texas Instrument 83, 84, or N-Spire), graph paper, protractors, and compasses will be required for this particular course. Recommendations for this course are as follows: Knowledge of graphing calculators bridges the mathematical gap between Algebra and Calculus. Pre-requisites: Geometry and Algebra 2 


 

*Here at M.H.A., we feel it is our duty to serve the home school community in a greater degree by providing these outstanding services and at the same time answering a higher call. We are also blessed to continue embarking in this adventurous journey and give God the glory for all our accomplishments.*