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Amanda Hathaway

Algebra I

William J. Ostiguy

Boston, MA

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(7 Units, 101 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Quadratics!(18 Lessons)

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)

A Fireworks Display

Algebra I

Â» Unit:

Quadratics!

Big Idea:Students roll up their sleeves and engage in the unit problem in an informal way.

16 Resources

9 Favorites

16 Resources

9 Favorites

Rabbit Run -- Day 1 of 2

Algebra I

Â» Unit:

Quadratics!

Big Idea:Students practice a key standard for mathematical practice as they look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning in order to generalize to a formula.

12 Resources

5 Favorites

12 Resources

5 Favorites

Rabbit Run -- Day 2 of 2

Algebra I

Â» Unit:

Quadratics!

Big Idea:Students look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning (MP8) as they generalize a formula.

16 Resources

3 Favorites

16 Resources

3 Favorites

Properties of Parabolas Day 1 of 2

Algebra I

Â» Unit:

Quadratics!

Big Idea:Students use technology to explore the relationship between changes in the parameter a in y = a*x^2 and the corresponding changes in the graph.

12 Resources

2 Favorites

12 Resources

2 Favorites

Properties of Parabolas Day 2 of 2

Algebra I

Â» Unit:

Quadratics!

Big Idea:Students get excited to explore how different families of quadratic equations change the shape and position of the resulting parabolas.

15 Resources

4 Favorites

15 Resources

4 Favorites

Using an Area Model to Multiply Binomials

Algebra I

Â» Unit:

Quadratics!

Big Idea:Who needs FOIL? Students learn to multiply binomials by using a geometric model.

14 Resources

8 Favorites

14 Resources

8 Favorites

Vertex Form to Standard Form

Algebra I

Â» Unit:

Quadratics!

Big Idea:Students apply the multiplication models they have recently learned to the task of rewriting quadratic functions from vertex form into standard form.

14 Resources

3 Favorites

14 Resources

3 Favorites

Standard Form to Vertex Form Day 1 of 2

Algebra I

Â» Unit:

Quadratics!

Big Idea:Using a quadratic quilting analogy, students learn how to âundoâ the process of changing a quadratic function from vertex form to standard form.

14 Resources

2 Favorites

14 Resources

2 Favorites

Standard Form to Vertex Form Day 2 of 2

Algebra I

Â» Unit:

Quadratics!

Big Idea:Using a quadratic quilting analogy, students learn how to âundoâ the process of changing a quadratic function from vertex form to standard form.

15 Resources

1 Favorite

15 Resources

1 Favorite

Where Will the Rocket Land? Putting it all Together

Algebra I

Â» Unit:

Quadratics!

Big Idea:Students use the concepts they have learned about quadratics to find more precise answers to a real world problem.

14 Resources

2 Favorites

14 Resources

2 Favorites

Completing the Square Methods & Practice

Algebra I

Â» Unit:

Quadratics!

Big Idea:Students have the opportunity to complete the square using a variety of methods. They apply what they have learned about completing the square to solve a real world problem.

12 Resources

2 Favorites

12 Resources

2 Favorites

Factoring Day 1 of 2

Algebra I

Â» Unit:

Quadratics!

Big Idea:Students develop an intuitive method to solve quadratic equations by factoring.

12 Resources

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12 Resources

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Factoring Day 2 of 2

Algebra I

Â» Unit:

Quadratics!

Big Idea:Students continue to develop their understanding of factoring and connect this work to the x-intercepts of quadratic functions.

12 Resources

1 Favorite

12 Resources

1 Favorite

Choosing a Method to Find x-intercepts

Algebra I

Â» Unit:

Quadratics!

Big Idea:Students take a step back from their work to examine a variety of quadratic functions and reflect on why they might choose one method over another.

12 Resources

3 Favorites

12 Resources

3 Favorites

Quadratics Portfolio Day 1 of 3

Algebra I

Â» Unit:

Quadratics!

Big Idea:In this end of the unit alternative assessment, students create portfolios to demonstrate their understanding of key concepts and show their progress as math students.

13 Resources

3 Favorites

13 Resources

3 Favorites

Quadratics Portfolio Day 2 of 3

Algebra I

Â» Unit:

Quadratics!

Big Idea:In this end of the unit alternative assessment, students create portfolios to demonstrate their understanding of key concepts and show their progress as math students.

12 Resources

1 Favorite

12 Resources

1 Favorite

Quadratics Portfolio Day 3 of 3

Algebra I

Â» Unit:

Quadratics!

Big Idea:In this end of the unit alternative assessment, students create portfolios to demonstrate their understanding of key concepts and show their progress as math students.

10 Resources

0 Favorites

10 Resources

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Is It a Home Run?

Algebra I

Â» Unit:

Quadratics!

Big Idea:Students apply what they have been learning about vertex form and x-intercepts to solve a fun, real world problem.

12 Resources

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12 Resources

0 Favorites