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Solving Multi Step Equations with Candy (Day 1 of 4)

Algebra I

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Linear Equations

Big Idea:Students will conceptualize the process of solving a linear equation by representing variables and constants with candy.

Solving Literal Equations

Algebra I

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Extending Equations

Big Idea:The process of rewriting equations in equivalent forms is the same whether the equations contain variables, integers, or a mix of both.

Solving Multi Step Equations: Comparing Processes (Day 2 of 4)

Algebra I

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Linear Equations

Big Idea:Students will learn that there are multiple paths that can be taken to solve an equation that all yield the same solution.

The Exercise Plan (Day 1 of 2)

Algebra I

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Extending Equations

Big Idea:Use linear models to help Jack make an exercise plan that will help him lose one pound each week.

Compound Inequalities

Algebra I

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Understanding Equations

Big Idea:Students will make connections between a solution graphed on a number line and written in interval notation.

True & False Equations (Day 1 of 2)

Algebra I

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Understanding Equations

Big Idea:Let's take an in-depth look at what it means for mathematical sentences to be equal.

True & False Equations (Day 2 of 2)

Algebra I

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Understanding Equations

Big Idea:The structure of an equation gives insight into the number of solutions the equation has.

How Far Can Substitution Take You?

Algebra I

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Systems of Equations

Big Idea:We'll practice the use of substitution while learning that attention to detail is paramount. Then students will see a problem that's just not so easy to solve by substitution...

The Exercise Plan (Day 2 of 2)

Algebra I

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Extending Equations

Big Idea:Continue to refine and improve a model exercise plan that will help Jack lose one pound each week.

Solving Literal Equations

Algebra I

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Linear Equations

Big Idea:Students will use Algebraic reasoning and inverse operations to isolate a variable.

Solving Multi Step Equations: Bringing It All Together (Day 4 of 4)

Algebra I

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Linear Equations

Big Idea:Students will understand that a linear equation can be created in order to find an unknown value in a real world situation.

Alternate Method to Solve a System of Equations by Substitution

Algebra I

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Systems of Equations

Big Idea:Students review the steps of solving a system of equations by substitution by alternating steps as they solve problems in pairs or groups.

Introduction to Linear Equations and Inequalities in One Variable

Algebra I

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Its Not Always a Straight Answer: Linear Equations and Inequalities in 1 Variable

Big Idea:Students demonstrate current knowledge through a pre-test and preview the big ideas of the unit.

More Solving Problems with Equations

Algebra I

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Extending Equations

Big Idea:Students should determine how the unknowns in a problem are related to each other in order to help them set up the equation.

HSA-REI.B.3

Solve linear equations and inequalities in one variable, including equations with coefficients represented by letters.

HSA-REI.B.4

Solve quadratic equations in one variable.