Algebra 1 Class Information
Algebra 1 is a course offered for 8th grade students at Saline Middle School. This course builds upon a number of key algebraic topics developed in the middle grades, including knowledge of linear patterns of change and familiarity with non-linear patterns such as exponential and quadratic. It is expected that students in Algebra 1 will learn to recognize and solve mathematical and real world problems involving linear, quadratic, polynomial and exponential relationships and will learn to make sense of and move fluently among the graphic, numeric, symbolic and verbal representations of these patterns. This course is rigorous, fast-paced, includes hands-on activities, lessons developed for differing learning styles, as well as demonstration and lectures.