**MATH CLASSES – 1488 CAMPUS **

Please visit our **schedules page** for the days and times these classes are offered.

##### Pre-Algebra - Teaching Textbooks – Karen Lawrence

Required time outside of class – 3-4 hours per week

This course covers many topics including scientific notation, rational expressions, dividing algebraic fractions, powers, polynomials, and radicals, geometry, relations, functions, and graphing, statistics, probability, and inequalities, metric unit conversions, and more!

The students will follow the class syllabus throughout the year. Concepts for the week will be studied in class along with the practice problems. Students will then be ready to work assigned lessons and chapter tests at home. Homework is to be graded by the student/parent. Parents should monitor their student’s homework each day making students accountable to complete homework assignments. All tests will be graded by the teacher.

Each student will need the Pre-Algebra Teaching Textbooks 2.0 – Pre-Algebra: Text and Answer Key/Test Bank or Pre-Algebra: CD Combo (You may buy the book/answer key only, or the books with the CD if you like to review lectures and see every problem worked out, but not the CD only set.) This class will be offered at the 1488 Campus on Wednesdays from 8:45-10:15 a.m. Tuition is $450 for the year, split into 10 payments of $45 (due July 2017-April 2018). A supply/printing fee of $5 is due in July.

Payment options: 1) Write 10 post-dated checks to be cashed at the first of the month (July 2017-April 2018); 2) Set up bank draft to arrive at the 1st of the month; 3) Pay for entire year by semester (1^{st} semester dated July 1, and 2^{nd} semester dated Dec 1, 2017). NOTE: The first payment should include the lab fee. As we often turn students away once you have reserved your space, there will be no refunds given after July 1.

Mail **Class Registration Form** and tuition payments to: Karen Lawrence, 158 South Winterport Circle, The Woodlands, TX, 77382. Contact Mrs. Lawerence at Karenelawrence101@gmail.com. or (832) 766-0432.

##### Algebra 1 - Teaching Textbooks - Corinne Park

Expected time outside of class each week needed for preparation and homework will average between 4 – 5 hours.

Teaching Textbooks is a unique math program written specifically for homeschoolers in an easy-to-digest conversational tone. This course covers simple equations, negative numbers, fractions, powers, roots, second degree equations, graphing, solving systems of equations, inequalities, and irrational numbers. There are **two options** for parents to choose from: 1) purchase book, answer key/test bank only or 2) additionally purchase the audiovisual CD’s to see solutions worked out for every problem. Please check the Teaching Textbooks web-site at **teachingtextbooks.com**.

**How does this course work?** First, students will follow the class syllabus throughout the year. Concepts for the week will be reviewed in class along with the practice problems for the week. Students will then be ready to work assigned lessons and chapter tests at home. Homework is to be graded by the student/parent. All tests will be graded by the teacher. Secondly, in-class quizzes will be given to monitor students’ progress. Grades will be kept by the teacher and averaged grades will be sent each semester to the parents. Finally, __a one-time $30 supply fee____ is due upon registration__. This fee will cover the printing of chapter tests and handouts given to the parents at the beginning of the year.

The class will be one hour and 30 minutes. **Pre-requisite**: Pre-Algebra. Students should have a firm handle on addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts. They should be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions with ease before taking Algebra I. **Required:** A __TI-30XS calculator__ (at minimum). Those that plan to take Algebra II and Geometry should consider buying a TI-83 Plus or TI-84 calculator for all 3 classes. **Supplies:** Students will need a 2 or 3 inch 3 ring binder with tabs. Instructions on setting up folder will be sent via e-mail in August.

__Tuition is $45/ month for 10 months and is due starting in July__. **Payment options:** 1) Write 10 post-dated checks to be cashed at the first of the month (July 2017-April 2018); 2) Set up bank draft to arrive at the 1st of the month; 3) Pay for entire year by semester (1^{st}semester dated July 1, and 2^{nd} semester dated Dec 1, 2017). NOTE: **The first payment should include the supply fee.** __As we often turn students away once you have reserved your space, there will be no refunds given after July 1.__ Mail C**lass Registration Form** and tuition payment to: Corinne Park, 7226 Lorna Rd. Montgomery, TX 77316. Contact Mrs. Park at joncorinne@consolidated.net or (281) 770-5964.