This is our catalog of courses. We will occasionally adjust the course listing to reflect the addition of new courses and the retirement of others.
Gamification brings Math alive! During the heart of the Middle School years, fostering a love for the fascinating world of mathematics is vitally important. This course takes students on Quests to build mathematical skills in Rational Numbers, Expressions, Equations, Inequalities, Ratios, and Proportional Relationships. Help your student find the joy of learning!
Special Notes: As a GAMIFIED course, students learn through a variety of assignments that include games. This is Part One of a 2-part course. Students are expected to register for Part Two as well. In addition to class instruction, there will be pre-recorded video lessons.
Total Classes: 13
Suggested Grade Level: 7th grade (or advanced 6th grade or older student in need of a solid foundation)
Suggested Credit: One full semester Mathematics
This is a sound and comprehensive instructional journey in a gamified format. Math can be interesting and fun! Weekly Quests include videos, class instruction, colorful textbook assignments, workbook assignments, Quizlet, & games/puzzles. During Part One of this course your student will advance and solidify their knowledge of mathematics, problem-solving, and vocabulary related to Rational Numbers, Expressions, Equations, Inequalities, Ratios, and Proportional Relationships. In addition to the daily homework and making use of the tools mentioned above, there will be four Section Tests and a Final Exam. Following this course, your student can continue exploring the exciting world of gamified math with Quintessential MS Mathematics: Gamified Level 7, Part Two.
Classes 1-3: Adding and Subtracting Rational Numbers
Classes 4-6: Multiplying and Dividing Rational Numbers
Classes 7-9: Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities
Classes 10-12: Ratios and Proportional Relationships
Class 13: Course Review and Final Exam
Printed: TWO Books (These are utilized for both Part One and Part Two of this course). Students will need copies of BOTH books. (See https://www.bookfinder.com for the best prices)
WORKBOOK is Spectrum 7th Grade Math Workbook (2014) ISBN-13: 978-1483808758 NOTE: Pages are used in a different order (not numerical), please see the Course Outline and Weekly Quests for which pages to use when.
TEXTBOOK is Everything You Need to Ace Math in One Big Fat Notebook: The Complete Middle School Study Guide(2016) ISBN-13: 978-0761160960 NOTE: Pages are used in a different order (not numerical), please see the Course Outline and Weekly Quests for which pages to use when.
NOTE: A student needs a copy of the textbook that has NOT been written in yet, UNLESS they used it for Introductory MS Mathematics: Gamified Level 6
This course utilizes free Quizlet sources and free PDF files. Students in this teacher-created Quizlet class have unlimited, free access to Test and Learn modes for the sets in those classes. A student must “join” this class on Quizlet for this feature to work correctly. This is an additional study resource and not part of Moodle.
Homework: Weekly homework will be detailed on a daily basis and will include instructional videos, textbook reading & exercises, class instruction, workbook exercises, Quizlet practice, games/puzzles, and when there isn’t a test or exam there is a quiz.
This makes for 8 quizzes, 4 Section Tests, and a Final Exam all on Moodle.
Students should expect to put in a minimum of one hour a day, five days a week for the coursework.
Parents should note that the answer keys in each book are for the student’s use to check themselves as they practice their daily work.