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Math
Grades 9-12

LKSD utilizes HMH Into Math for mathematics courses for K-12 math courses. Students should be exposed to Into Math in Grades 7 & 8 in tier 1. This path should prepare students for Algebra 1 as 9th graders. HMH Into AGA builds on Into Math with a comprehensive Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 curriculum for high school students. Into AGA provides the depth of knowledge, complexity of conceptual understanding, procedural fluency, and applications students need for critical assessments, calculus, college and career. 
 

LKSD also partners with the Kuskokwim Campus of UAF (KUC) to offer dual credit math classes. 

Into Math for Algebra, Geometry and Algebra II provides a level of rigor and challenge suitable for students at this academic level. It presents problems and activities that encourage critical thinking, logical reasoning and problem-solving skills, helping students develop a deeper understanding of mathematical concepts. 

High School Graduation Requirements

3.0 credits of mathematics are required to achieve an LKSD diploma 

 

1.0 credit must be Algebra. The other 2.0 credits should be selected from the math menu:

  •  Intro to Algebra

  • Geometry

  • Algebra II

  • Algebraic Applications

  • Pre-Calculus

  • Calculus

  • AP Calculus 

Curriculum maps and pacing guides can be viewed on the Curriculum Warehouse

Supplemental Resources

ALEKS helps students master course topics through a continuous cycle of mastery, knowledge retention and positive feedback. Each student begins a new course with a unique set of knowledge and prerequisite gaps to fill. By determining the student's baseline of knowledge, ALEKS creates an individual and dynamic path to success where students learn and then master topics. 

Our secondary math courses are built around Alaska state standards. Much time and thought have gone into the development of our Math programs, so fidelity to the curriculum is important. However, teachers may need to consider substitutions or using supplemental materials for a particular lesson. 

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information, email kim_abolafia@lksd.org

How do I sign into HMH online?

Access to the HMH website 

can be done through the ClassLink. Please note, the classes and rosters automatically sync with PowerSchool, so you need to have an active course in PowerSchool in order to gain access to the HMH site. Be sure your students have been enrolled in your class in PowerSchool before looking for them on the HMH site. 

How do I get more copies of the textbooks? 

Contact Northwest Textbook Depository: 

Northwest Textbook Depository

Phone: (503) 906-1100

Fax: (503) 639-2559

http://www.nwtd.com

orders@nwtd.com

Is there a teacher edition? 

Student and teacher editions are available as a hardback book or digitally. 

I need help with differentiation. What ideas do you have?

Into Math for Algebra, Geometry and Algebra 2 provides opportunities for differentiation by offering resources and materials for students who need additional support or those who require more advanced challenges. 

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