Mr. Stutz is the "Man of Math" at Pocantico Hills Middle School. He teaches the 7th and 8th grade math.
7th GRADE GENERAL MATH
This course covers typical grade 7 topics required by the State Education Department. These topics include basic operations, ratio, proportion, geometry, probability, statistics, and pre-algebra. This course culminates in a school final exam.
ADVANCED MATH-7th GRADE
This course is intended for those students who are interested in taking Sequential I/Math A in grade 8 and covers the grade 7 and grade 8 general math curriculums. The course culminates in a school final exam. Prerequisite: teacher recommendation.
GENERAL MATH-8th GRADE
This course covers typical grade 8 topics required by the State Education Department. Grade 7 topics are reviewed and expanded. New topics include: the Pythagorean Rule, the use of sine, cosine, and tangent, relations, functions, and graphing, transformations and constructions. Special attention is placed on problem solving. The course culminates in a Grade 8 State Math exam.
SEQUENTIAL I/Math A-8th Grade Accelerated
This is the first course in an integrated sequence of mathematical study that covers topics in logic, algebra, polynomials and factoring, coordinate and transformational geometry, graph theory, probability, and statistics. Traditional Sequential I work is covered and expanded upon. Problem-solving skills and concepts are emphasized. This course culminates in a school final exam. Students next year will take the New York State Math A exam in either January or June depending on their choice of High School. Prerequisite: Successful completion of the Advanced Math 7 course with at least a grade of 85 and teacher recommendation.
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This page was last edited November 12, 2005.