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SyllabusAlgebra 1 Syllabus  201819

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Statistics
 interpret and compare a variety of graphs
 find summary values for a data set
 draw conclusions about a data set based on graphs and summary values
 create and interpret relative frequency graphs
 use statistics to compare center and spread of two or more data sets
mean, median, mode, outlier, histogram, bin, frequency,
mean absolute deviation, variance, standard deviation
relative frequency graph, joint frequency, marginal frequencies,
marginal relative frequencies, joint relative frequencies,
conditional relative frequencies
Big Ideas Textbook
Chapter 11.1 to 11.5
Discovering Algebra
Chapter 1.1 to 1.5
Solve Linear Equations and Inequalities
 review simplifying and ordering fractions
 use proportional reasoning to understand problem situations
 learn what rates are and use them to make predictions
 review the rules for order of operations with algebraic expressions using solving equations by graphing
 describe number tricks by using algebraic expressions
 solve equations by using the undoing method
 solve linear equations using the balancing method
sample, rate, unit rate, conversion factor,
dimensional analysis, order of operations,
algebraic expression, algebraic equation,
additive inverse, like terms, compound inequality, balancing
Big Ideas: Chapter 1.1 to 1.5 and 2.1 to 2.4
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Discovering Algebra: 2.1 to 2.3, 2.7, 2.8, 3.6
Beginning Functions
 write recursive rules emphasizing start plus change
 study rate of change
 learn to write equations for lines using a starting value and a rate of change
 use equations and tables to graph lines
 solve linear equations
 estimate the margin of error of predictions
 define and calculate slope
 learn about function notation and vocabulary
yintercept, linear relationship, linear equation intercept form,
slope triangle slope, margin of error
Big Ideas: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
Discovering Algebra: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 7.1
Writing and Graphing Linear Functions
 explore the domain and range of a relation
 learn how to determine whether a relationship is a function
 graph functions of real world situations
 write an equation that fits a set of realworld data
 review the intercept form of a linear equation
 learn the slopeintercept form of a linear equation
 learn the pointslope form of a linear equation
 recognize equivalent equations written in different forms
 formalize algebraic properties
dependent variable, domain, range, increasing, decreasing, linear, nonlinear discrete graph, continuous graph
Big Ideas: 3.4 to 3.7 and 4.1 to 4.3
Discovering Algebra 3.4 to 3.7 and 4.1 to 4.9
Solving Systems of Linear Equations
 learn to solve systems of linear equations
 learn to use slope to identify parallel and perpendicular lines
 solve systems using the substitution method
 solve systems using the elimination method
 graph inequalities in one and two variables
 solve systems of linear inequalities
substitution, parallel lines, perpendicular lines, inequalities, halfplane,
compound inequality, constraints, system of inequalities
Big Ideas: 5.1 to 5.7
Discovering Algebra 5.1 to 5.7
Exponential Functions and Sequences
 write recursive rules for nonlinear sequences
 learn an equation for exponential growth or decrease
 use properties of exponents to rewrite expressions
 write numbers in scientific notation
 model realworld data with exponential equations
Big Ideas: 6.1 to 6.7
Discovering Algebra 6.1 to 6.8
Polynomial Equations
 Name polynomials and put in standard form
 Learn how to combine polynomials
 Add, subtract, multiply polynomials
Big Ideas: 7.1 to 7.4
Discovering Algebra 8.8
Factoring Polynomials
 review factoring and using the distributive property
 model applications with quadratic functions
 learn how factor polynomials
Big Ideas: 7.5 to 7.8
Discovering Algebra: 8.3 and 8.4
Graphing Quadratic Functions
 compare features of parabolas to their quadratic equations
 make connections between some new polynomial functions and their graphs
Big Ideas: 8.1 to 8.6
Discovering Algebra: 7.3, 8.1, 8.2, 8.5
Solving Quadratic Functions
 learn strategies for solving quadratic equations
 derive quadratic formula
 use quadratic formula to solve quadratic equations
 interpret the solutions of a quadratic equation
Big Ideas: 9.1 to 9.6 Discovering Algebra: 8.6 and 8.7