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Amanda Hathaway

Algebra I

William J. Ostiguy

Boston, MA

Urban Environment

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(7 Units, 101 Lessons)

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Unit 1 - Introduction to Algebra: Focus on Problem Solving(14 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Multiple Representations: Situations, Tables, Graphs, and Equations(17 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Systems of Equations and Inequalities(17 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Quadratics!(18 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Data and Statistics(14 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences(10 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Functions(11 Lessons)

Describing Data - Day 1 of 2

Algebra I

» Unit:

Data and Statistics

Big Idea:How would you describe these numbers without just writing a list? Students work together to describe data both in words and in visual representations.

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12 Resources

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Describing Data - Day 2 of 2

Algebra I

» Unit:

Data and Statistics

Big Idea:Students learn how to represent data in one of three different ways and teach their classmates the method they learned.

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12 Resources

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Speeding Data: Creating and Comparing Box Plots

Algebra I

» Unit:

Data and Statistics

Big Idea:Which side of the highway is faster? Students compare the speeds of northbound and southbound cars.

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14 Resources

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Group Comparisons: Student Project

Algebra I

» Unit:

Data and Statistics

Big Idea:Do girls always pay more for a haircut than boys? I wonder if boys send more texts than girls? Students generate a question they are interested in comparing two groups and use statistics to share their results.

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Sending Text Messages

Algebra I

» Unit:

Data and Statistics

Big Idea:How many texts are too many? Students analyze histograms and box plots to understand the texting habits of teenagers and their parents.

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Five Seconds

Algebra I

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Data and Statistics

Big Idea:How close you can get to 5 seconds? In pairs, students test their stopwatch accuracy and create a histogram to understand measurement variation.

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Introducing Normal Distribution

Algebra I

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Data and Statistics

Big Idea:Is that normal? Students learn about normal distribution and analyze scenarios to determine if their data are normally distributed or not.

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Spread Out

Algebra I

» Unit:

Data and Statistics

Big Idea:How would you determine how spread out a data set is? Students put data sets in order from least to most spread out based on their own intuition and reasoning.

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Standard Deviation

Algebra I

» Unit:

Data and Statistics

Big Idea:How can we measure how spread out a data set is? Students learn how to calculate standard deviation and apply it to some data sets they have been working with.

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15 Resources

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Exploring Standard Deviation

Algebra I

» Unit:

Data and Statistics

Big Idea:How can we find the area under the normal curve? Students use what they know about the empirical rule and graphing calculators to estimate areas under the normal curve.

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15 Resources

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How Much for a Used Car?

Algebra I

» Unit:

Data and Statistics

Big Idea:How can you determine a fair selling price for a used car? Students use scatterplots, lines of best fit, and correlation coefficients to predict an appropriate selling price.

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12 Resources

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Understanding the Correlation Coefficient

Algebra I

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Data and Statistics

Big Idea:Students "uncover" the meaning of the correlation coefficient (r) by graphing and examining a variety of data sets.

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Are Women Paid Less Than Men?

Algebra I

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Data and Statistics

Big Idea:Students use real data from the U.S. census to understand linear regression and correlation coefficients.

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11 Resources

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Working with Residuals

Algebra I

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Data and Statistics

Big Idea:Is the graph random? Students develop an understanding of residuals and how they can indicate a linear relationship.

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11 Resources

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