Pre-Algebra is offered to middle schools students typically in 7th grade. This class covers the language of Algebra, solving equations, graphing and analyzing linear equations, polynomials, factoring, radical expressions, and probability.
This course includes both an intense study of language and reading & literature elements.
Language covers review of sentence types and structure, grammar, and several different forms of writing. In addition the reading/literature portion covers a selection of stories, poems, and essays of high interest are grouped by theme to encourage students' critical thinking. A variety of authors and genres are represented. In addition to teaching literary terms, the students' ability to respond biblically to literature is developed.