Pre-Algebra

Sevenstar

Course Description:
What is the purpose of mathematics? That is the question students seek to answer as they work through this Pre-Algebra course. While focusing on the design and order of Creation, they will learn about the tools necessary to understand, manage, and enjoy God’s Creation. The satisfaction students gain from truly understanding higher level concepts such as geometric transformations, functions, and linear relationships will bolster their confidence as they head toward high school math. This course will guide the student through the exploration and application of mathematical concepts for real-world situations. It will provide opportunities to stretch their mind, practice mathematical skills, and explore mathematical rules, properties, and principles. It will also encourage them to use their God-given intellect to discover unknown mathematical truths in the world around them and apply those truths to the practice of proper biblical stewardship.

Recommended Prerequisites:
None

Grade Level:
8th Grade recommended

Course Types Available:

  • 1 Credit – Full course (12 weeks minimum / 12 months maximum)
  • ½ Credit – 1st semester only (6 weeks minimum / 6 months maximum)
  • ½ Credit – 2nd semester only (6 weeks minimum / 6 months maximum)
  • Honors track available

Biblical Integration Information:
God has chosen to reveal truths about His nature and ways in the Created world. The complex patterns, designs, and relationships discovered in the study of mathematics points to God’s nature and ways. As we explore, discover, verify, and catalogue the known truths of His universe, dive into the unknown, make decisions, identify, assess, and solve problems around us, and seek to understand more about the universe God has made and the role of humans in it, God is glorified. The study of mathematics leads us into a deeper understanding of our Creator and appreciation for His provision and wisdom as we use this knowledge as a tool to have dominion over and care for the natural world. To see how these truths are specifically explored in this course, visit the course information page in the course and click on “Guiding Principles.”

Required Purchased Materials:
None