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Amanda Hathaway

Algebra I

William J. Ostiguy

Boston, MA

Urban Environment

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(7 Units, 101 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Functions(11 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 Re- Introduction to Functions

Algebra I

» Unit:

Functions

Big Idea:What's happening inside that machine? Students revisit the idea of a "function machine" as a metaphor in order to begin to understand the concept of functions and how they work.

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14 Resources

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Fun with Functions

Algebra I

» Unit:

Functions

Big Idea:Functions are fun! Students engage with functions through interactive games and activities.

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12 Resources

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How Many Diagonals Does a Polygon Have?

Algebra I

» Unit:

Functions

Big Idea:Bringing some geometry into algebra! Students explore how many diagonals different sized polygons have and try to prove a relationship between the number of sides and the number of diagonals.

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11 Resources

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Building Functions

Algebra I

» Unit:

Functions

Big Idea:Students are challenged to move beyond identifying recursive patterns and write general functions. Next, they work fluidly within tables, finding y when given x and then finding x when given y.

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14 Resources

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Discrete and Continuous Functions

Algebra I

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Functions

Big Idea:Is change happening continuously? Students compare and contrast discrete and continuous functions and build on their conceptual understanding of the domain of functions.

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15 Resources

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Equal Differences, Equal Factors

Algebra I

» Unit:

Functions

Big Idea:Is that function a sequence? Students learn how to differentiate between arithmetic and geometric sequences and linear and exponential functions.

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14 Resources

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Linear and Exponential Functions Project

Algebra I

» Unit:

Functions

Big Idea:Show what you know. Students work on a poster project to show patterns of change in linear and exponential functions.

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12 Resources

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Comparing Rates of Growth

Algebra I

» Unit:

Functions

Big Idea:Which company will make more profit? Students compare and contrast a linear growth model and an exponential growth model. They work with a variety of representations to determine when the two companies will have the same amount of money.

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15 Resources

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Functions Applications: Money grows and the rainforest disappears

Algebra I

» Unit:

Functions

Big Idea:What's a better deal: one penny that doubles everyday for a month or 1 million dollars? Students explore functions that grow and decay exponentially.

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12 Resources

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Modeling Population Growth

Algebra I

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Functions

Big Idea:What will the United States population be in the year 2030? Students use linear and exponential growth models to make predictions and argue about which model is the best fit for the data.

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13 Resources

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Exponential Growth and Decay

Algebra I

» Unit:

Functions

Big Idea:I can earn interest on my interest? Students explore compound interest in relationship to exponential growth. They also look at depreciation and develop a formula for exponential decay.

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15 Resources

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