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Pre-Algebra for ELL

Course Number: 118
Subject: Mathematics
Major/Program of Study: General Education
Course Length: 5 periods/week/semester
Credit: 1 credit (Elective credit)
Dual Enrollment: No
AP Designation: No

Pre-Algebra for ELL is designed to prepare students who are Level 1 (Entering) and Level 2 (Beginning) English language learners for Algebra 1. Embedded with literacy supports, this course supports and facilitates the language development of emergent bilinguals through developmentally appropriate, standards-based math content. This course will focus on critical content in the following domains of the Maryland College & Career Standards for Mathematics: (1) Operations and Algebraic Thinking; (2) Numbers and Operations – Base Ten; (3) Numbers and Operations – Fractions; (4) The Number System; (5) Ratios & Proportional Relationships; and (6) Equations and Expressions. Prerequisites and other notes: An elective credit is earned for successful completion of this course, not a mathematics credit. Students must be recommended for this course by the principal or his/her designee.