Mesa Verde Middle School

Our goal is to help students develop mathematical knowledge, understanding, and skills by providing rich mathematical tasks and deep-level questioning.
Our district has adopted the CMP3 curriculum developed through Michigan State University.  Students investigate mathematics in small groups and classroom discussions to develop deep understanding of mathematical concepts in the domains of Number Sense, Expressions and Equations, Functions, Geometry, and Statistics and Probability and how they are applied in the real world. Our department develops and places strong emphasis on students’ abilities to explain their reasoning behind mathematical claims made and give supporting evidence through appropriate mathematical modeling.
More information regarding this curriculum can be found at
Our current math course offerings are:
Math 6                                                                  Math 6/7 Compacted
Math 7                                                                  Math 7/8 Compacted
Math 8                                                                  Integrated Math 1
Suggested Classroom Materials
  1. Graph paper spiral notebook                                    
  2. 2 - 3 pencils (sharpened) or mechanical already filled before class.   
  3. 2 - 3 different colored pencils to help create detailed notes.
  4. Post-it notes to indicate where important concepts are located in their math journal.
  5. Readily accessible Internet at home.
**For students in the Integrated Math 1 course it is suggested that a student bring a graphing calculator (at least TI84 -Plus) or know how to use 
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