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Middle School Math Home Connections

  

Georgia Milestones Resources

Study/Resource Guides for Students and Parents 

   

 

Grade 6

GM-6-StudyGuide

Grade 7

GM-7-StudyGuide

Grade 8GM-8-StudyGuide

 


 

Textbook Access Information    
 

 MS Gr6TextMS Gr7TextMS Gr8Text

 

Mathematics textbooks and related learning resources can be accessed digitally from home ... or anywhere! Here's how:

  • Enter the URL (site address) or click on the link  http://my.hrw.com/.
  • Log in using your child's user name and password given by your child's teacher.
  • You should see your home page.  Follow the directions there to navigate within the textbook, view assignments, and view progress reports.

 

 

If you ever run into technical difficulties, there is a HRW online help connection to serve you. You can reach them at Web Support.

 

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You can use the QR codes, found in the hard copy edition of the text, using your smart phone to access video tutorials, homework help, and resources online.

 

QR Codes

 

Student resources, videos, and activities can also be directly accessed from the digital textbook.

 

 


 

 

The Standards  

 

Below are links to the standards for each course in middle grades mathematics.  This information may be helpful to you in order to see what will be covered in each grade level.

 

Grade 6 Grade 7
Grade 8

GSE-6-Stds

GSE-7-Stds

GSE-8-Stds

 

Parent Guides to the Standards

 

 From PTA 

Grade 6

Grade 7

 Grade 8 

Parent Grade6 Eng     Parent Grade6 Sp

Parent Grade7 Eng     Parent Grade7 Sp

Parent Grade8 Eng     Parent Grade8 Sp

English               Spanish

English               Spanish

English               Spanish

 

 

 

 

From Council of the Great City Schools 

 

Grade 6

Grade7

Grade 8

Parent Gr6RM     Parent Gr6RM-Sp

Parent Gr7RM     Parent Gr7RM-Sp

Parent Gr8RM     Parent Gr8RM-Sp

English               Spanish

English               Spanish

English               Spanish

 

 

 

 


 

 

Information to Help You Support Your Student

   

How math is taught and the content that is taught at each grade level has changed.  The articles and websites below provide great information on how you as a parent can support your student in being successful in mathematics.

 

Middle School Math: What Parents

Should Know and Can Do

 from Stanford University

Supporting Your Child in

Middle School Mathematics

 

from PBS Parents

Family Resources

 

from NCTM

(National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

MS Parent Stanford

Parent MS PBS

Parent MS NCTM

 

 

 

 


 

 

Useful Websites 

 

 

There are countless websites that can provide assistance to both students and their parents. The list below is just a starting point of exploration. Some of the sites listed below will provide additional practice of identified skills through the completion of problems. Others will reinforce skills through the use of games.

  • AAA Math - Interactive math lessons
  • Algebra Lab - Great set of review questions that students can choose based on topic
  • Ask Dr. Math  homework help and formulas
  • CMP2 - This website has interactive activities. It is from the makers of CMP2 but is free to anyone to use. 
  • Cool Math Games - Math games
  • Figure This - Challenge problems
  • GeoGebra - A resource where students can create their own drawings like geometer sketchpad but there are also archived pages where other teachers have made their own drawings. For example you can find a drawing proof for the Exterior Angle Theorem.  
  • IXL - practice problems- there are a limited number you can do without needing to pay for a subscription.
  • Kahn Academy - Videos on many math topics created by teachers
  • Kuta Software - Practice worksheets
  • Learning Planet - Games and homework help
  • LearnZillion - Videos created by teachers for each standard, with explanation and practice
  • Math.com - Glossary, calculators, formulas and tables, homework help, practice and games. 
  • Math Is Fun - Illustrated math dictionary 
  • Math Play - Free online math games
  • National Library of Virtual Manipulatives interactive activities and manipulatives for math topics
  • NCTM Illuminations - Activities 
  • Thinking Blocks - Practice problems for addition, multiplication, fractions and ratios. 
  • TI Calculators - Texas Instruments website that has activities and download applications for TI calculators
  • Web Math - Resources to look through organized by topic. 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Useful Tools for Students

 

Graph Paper

Protractor

Scientific Calculator