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Middle School Mathematics

The Rockport Middle School Mathematics programming consists of courses in Grade 6 Math, Grade 7 Math, and Algebra I for grade 8 students. All course content is aligned to the 2017 Mathematics Curriculum Frameworks (Massachusetts Curriculum Framework - Approved March 2017 by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education).  
Through a rigorous review of high quality instructional materials, Rockport Middle School chose to adopt the LearnZillion Illustrative Mathematics program beginning in the Fall of 2021. In addition to Illustrative Math, Rockport Middle School Math students have access to ST Math as a supplemental digital program to enhance student learning.  
The key characteristics of the Illustrative Mathematics Program are: 
  • Problem-based
  • Follows the Five Practices framework
  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Embedded supports
  • Extensions for students who are ready
Key components of the ST Math program are: 
  • Spatial-Temporal Approach 
  • Deep Conceptual Understanding
  • Informative Feedback 
  • Standards-Aligned
Additional resource for our math programs are found in the program specific dropdown menus on the right hand side of this page.