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 Ramp Up to Math 7/8
Ramp Up to Math 7/8

Rockwood is committed to ensuring students experience an engaging, rigorous mathematics curriculum that can be personalized to meet individual student needs. Throughout middle school, Rockwood mathematics instruction is intended to build on prior knowledge and develop a deep conceptual understanding of essential mathematics content.
The Ramp Up to Math 7/8 online summer course was developed in an effort to better meet student needs and provide families with more options for placement. This course prepares students currently enrolled in Math 6 for the Integrated Math 7/8 course.
Please sign into Clevr and choose the "Ramp Up To Math 7/8 Registration" form under Listings.
Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Integrated Math 7/8 course available next school year?
This is a compacted math course the covers half of the seventhgrade math content and a full year of eighthgrade math content. Students who choose to enroll in Integrated Math 7/8 will be learning at a faster pace as math concepts are compacted into a shorter time frame.

What is the online summer course titled Ramp Up to Math 7/8?
This online summer course prepares students for Integrated Math 7/8. Upon successful completion of this online summer course, students will be enrolled in Integrated Math 7/8 for the upcoming school year. This will allow students to take Algebra 1 in 8th grade. Please view the infographic that shows options for courses that follow the desired math pathway.

Who should take the Ramp Up to Math 7/8 course?
This online course is for students currently enrolled in 6th Grade Math who like the challenge of mathematics and have an interest in a STEMrelated field. It is recommended that students have grades of As and Bs in previous math courses and score in the 80th percentile or higher on the STAR assessment. Students who excel in online courses are generally organized, motivated, independent and proficient in timemanagement.

When is the summer Ramp Up to Math 7/8 offered and what is the time requirement?
Ramp Up to Math 7/8 is provided in an online learning format. It is available during Summer Academy, which takes place from June 8July 7, 2023.
Throughout the four weeks, students work at their own pace at anytime of the day and anywhere they have internet access. Thus, students can complete coursework as it fits into their summer schedule. They should expect to spend approximately 60 hours during the fourweek timeframe to complete the course. 
What will students learn in Ramp Up to Math 7/8?
Ramp Up to Math 7/8 will provide instruction on three critical areas. Students will:
 develop an understanding of and apply proportional relationships including problems involving percents
 develop an understanding of absolute value to solve problems involving integers
 develop an understanding of operations with rational numbers and work with expressions and linear equations

How will this online summer course work for students?
Ramp Up to Math 7/8 will utilize Canvas, our district learning management system. The online class will be similar to classroom instruction. Students will:
 View instructional videos
 Complete assignments and upload work to the system
 Take online assessments
 Participate in discussions with classmates and the teacher
 Communicate directly with the teacher if they have questions
 Receive timely feedback on progress

What are the technical requirements of this online summer class?
Students must have access to the internet, as well as a computer or their Rockwoodissued Chromebook. Districtprovided internet access is available if needed.

How will students register for this online summer course?
Please submit your child's enrollment request using the enrollment button on this page. Questions may be directed to Ms. Marietta Koziatek, Coordinator of 612 Math at koziatekmarietta@rsdmo.org.

Personalize Your Math Pathway
Step 1
Choose Math 6 or Math 6/7.
Step 2
If Math 6 is chosen, next choose between:
 Math 7 and Math 8 separately; or
 Math 7/8 (after successful completion of summer work).
If Math 6/7 is chosen, next would be Math 7/8.
Step 3
Algebra 1 or AMPED
Step 4
Geometry, or Geometry in Construction, or Honors Geometry
Step 4
Choose Algebra 2 or Honors Algebra 2 (includes Trigonometry)
Step 5
If Algebra 2 is chosen, next choose between:
 Algebra 3 (can receive college credit through the University of MissouriSt. Louis) and Trigonometry; or
 Algebra 3, Trigonometry, Statistics, or Finite Math (semester courses; choose two).
If Honors Algebra 2 was chosen, next would be PreCalculus and/or AP Statistics.
Step 6
If Algebra 2 was chosen:
 and then followed by Algebra 3 and Trigonometry, next would be PreCalculus and/or AP Statistics.
 If two semester courses were chosen, next would be two additional courses from the previous list, or AP Statistics.
If Honors Algebra 2 was chosen, followed by PreCalculus and/or AP Statistics, next would be AP Calculus and/or AP Statistics.