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Building Blocks of Math

Intensive focus on math facts and basic computation



Tabitha Raymond


Class size:

minimum 8, maximum 14


Additional fees:



Class time: (Meets once/week)

(Tues-3) 12:05-1:25

(Wed-3) 12:05-1:25


Pre-requisites for class:



Graduation requirement:


  • Course Description

This course helps students learn and practice addition, subtraction,  multiplication, and division facts through explicit instruction, hands-on learning activities, skill and drills, timed tests, and games. Topics may include adding with carrying, subtracting with borrowing, elapsed time, making change, etc. 


We will also spend time in class strengthening foundational math skills necessary for success in any math class. 

Course Objectives 


• Learn math facts to fluency 

• Strengthen basic math skills 

• Work cooperatively and respectfully with peers during gameplay

  • Classwork / Homework

Students will practice math facts daily at home using a combination of free online fact practice websites, skill and drill sheets, and flash cards. 

Weekly time commitment: approximately 1 ½ hours/week

  • Required Books & Materials

The instructor will provide coursework. Students must be able to print materials at home and bring to class.


Each student needs a set of multiplication flashcards for at-home practice. (0-12)

  • Notebook paper

  • Pencils

  • 1.5” – 3 ring binder

  • 3 pocket tab dividers (Notes, Practice, Timed Tests)

  • Additional supplies may be needed throughout the year.

Contact the instructor if you have additional questions.
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