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Course 3

Math Center

Click HERE for the 2018-19 Math Center schedule.

Online Textbook

Textbook:  Yap, Shin Tze., and How Kian. Yow. Math in Focus: Singapore Math by Marshall Cavendish. Singapore: Marshall Cavendish Education, 2013.  We will use the 3A and 3B texts.


Our textbooks are also available online and can be found by following these steps.


website:  (there is no ‘www’ at the beginning of the url)

username:    student33016

password:    f2x9s

Course 3 Math

Assessment - Exponents and Scientific Notation

Assigned: 05/20/19 Category: Assessment Points: 40 Due: 05/31/19

Product, Quotient, Power

Assigned: 05/23/19 Category: Assignment Points: 4 Due: 05/24/19

What is Course 3 Math?

Course 3 is a rigorous 8th grade mathematics class that covers 100% of the 8th grade California Common Core Standards for Mathematics.  Students successfully completing Course 3 will progress to Algebra 1. Key areas of focus in Course 3 include:

  • Formulating and reasoning about algebraic expressions and equations
  • Modeling an association in bivariate data with a linear equation
  • Solving linear equations and systems of linear equations
  • Grasping the concept of a function and using functions to describe quantitative relationships
  • Analyzing two- and three- dimensional space and figures using distance, angle, similarity and congruence (including using transformations of translations, rotations, reflections and dilations)
  • Understanding and applying the Pythagorean Theorem

Textbook: Course 3, Math in Focus: Singapore Math (Houghton Mifflin), 2013