MPS Mathematics Curriculum

updated 2014, updates were also made in our accelerated program at the middle school in 2015 and with K-5 resource alignment in 2016

The MPS Mathematics Curriculum is based upon the Common Core State Standards. 

 

grade level

Grade K

Grade 1

Grade 2

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

Grade 6 Accelerated

Pre Algebra A gr 7

 Pre Algebra Accelerated (A+B ) gr7

Pre Algebra B gr 8

Algebra gr 8

Geometry

Algebra II

curriculum matrix / framework

curriculum time frame / maps

Our Mathematics Mission Statement

 Our mission is to provide a sequential and comprehensive K-12 mathematics curriculum in a collaborative student centered learning environment that develops critical thinkers, skillful problem solvers, and effective communicators of mathematics.

Our Mathematics Philosophy 

In Middletown Public Schools we believe the Mathematics Program will: 

  • Establish clear expectations and hold students to high standards adhering to Common Core State Standards, Applied Learning Standards, and Student Learning Expectations.

  • Provide high quality instruction for students, using best practices, analysis of available data, and a variety of assessment strategies.

    • Differentiate instruction by varying content, process, and authentic products.

    • Encourage students to use multiple strategies to solve problems.

    • Drive instruction using common formative assessments.

    • Utilize technology to enhance student learning and support effective teaching.

  • Actively build new knowledge from classroom experiences and prior knowledge to develop mastery and understanding of mathematics.

  • Encourage students to become confident and effective communicators, problem solvers, and life-long learners through the utilization of mathematical practices.

  • Provide students with the opportunities and resources to develop the mathematical skills they need to pursue life’s goals and to participate fully as informed, productive members of society.

  • Connect instruction with other disciplines and prepare students for mathematics in the workplace.

  • Support educator growth and professional development opportunities within the district, region, and national organizations.