

Mathematics Courses
Algebra Concepts and Skills (1056)
This course is designed for students to
further develop an understanding of functions, algebra, geometry, statistics,
probabilities, measurement, logic and number sense. This course
emphasizes development of algebraic skills and concepts necessary to pass the
standardized districtwide tests. Students will communicate
mathematical thinking verbally and in written form, and apply the concepts to
realworld situations.
This course fulfills general mathematical credits required for graduation.
Algebra 1 (1310)
Completion of this course fulfills the
California State Algebra 1 graduation requirement (10 credits) This course
covers the twentyfive California State Mathematics Standard. The ability to
communicate mathematical reasoning and understanding is incorporated into all
topics. In addition, algebraic skills and concepts are developed and used in a
wide variety of problem solving situations.
This course does fulfill the Algebra 1 graduation requirement.
Career Integrated Academics
Math Competencies with Activities 

What do students need to know? 
Competencies 
Skills 
Benchmarks 
CIA Activity 
1. Develop skills for communicating mathematically

Solve Multistep mathematical problems
Algebra Standard 2.1.6 
Presentation 
Complete description of budget/financial project 
Create a presentation Financial/budget project 
2. Develop ability to reason logically

Problem Solve 
Know how to use Internet to search for information 
Complete assigned requirements for project 
Word processing 
3. Build
Mathematical models, formulate and solve problems

Problem Solve 
Use a spreadsheet 
Spend, save, invest 
Use a spreadsheet to record information and calculate financial/budgeting project 
4. Improve mathematical skills necessary to be successful in multiple careers

Problem Solve 
Evaluate effectiveness of financial career choice 
Prioritize spending 
Use word processing program 