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James Dunseith

Algebra I

North High

Worcester, MA

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Unit 2 - The Number Line Project(9 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Solving Linear Equations(12 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Creating Linear Equations(8 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Statistics(20 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Mini Unit: Patterns, Programs, and Math Without Words(10 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Lines(10 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Linear and Exponential Functions(19 Lessons)

Unit 9 - Systems of Equations(20 Lessons)

Unit 10 - Quadratic Functions(21 Lessons)

Unit 11 - Functions and Modeling(13 Lessons)

Solving Linear Equations: Assessing What You Know So Far

Algebra I

» Unit:

Solving Linear Equations

Big Idea:Students enter 9th grade with a wide variety of prior knowledge about this fundamental skill. My first step in differentiating is to give students the ability to identify for themselves what they know.

15 Resources

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15 Resources

9 Favorites

Patterns, Progress Reports, and Practice

Algebra I

» Unit:

Solving Linear Equations

Big Idea:We're halfway through the first quarter, so now what's your plan?

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13 Resources

3 Favorites

Linear Equations: A Subtle Note, and Choosing Your Own Adventure

Algebra I

» Unit:

Solving Linear Equations

Big Idea:One method of differentiation is to let students decide on their own what they'd like to practice.

12 Resources

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12 Resources

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Building on Our Knowledge: Intro to Inequalities

Algebra I

» Unit:

Solving Linear Equations

Big Idea:Inequalities also give students another chance to think about representations on the number line.

9 Resources

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9 Resources

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Solving Equations by Constructing Arguments (Day 1 of 2)

Algebra I

» Unit:

Solving Linear Equations

Big Idea:To build a great argument, it always helps to start by stating the obvious.

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26 Resources

6 Favorites

Solving Equations by Constructing Arguments (Day 2 of 2)

Algebra I

» Unit:

Solving Linear Equations

Big Idea:It may just be a two step equation, but there are all sorts of properties in play when you solve it!

17 Resources

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17 Resources

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Collaborating to Level Up

Algebra I

» Unit:

Solving Linear Equations

Big Idea:Linear equations are an initial step toward algebraic success. Collaboration skills are essential to success in life.

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13 Resources

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Justifying the Solutions to Linear Equations

Algebra I

» Unit:

Solving Linear Equations

Big Idea:When students choose the levels of equations that they'd like to dig into, everyone learns what they need to learn.

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11 Resources

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Developing Arguments and More Properties

Algebra I

» Unit:

Solving Linear Equations

Big Idea:Constructing a justification is hard work! It's important to show students the value in the process of that work.

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17 Resources

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Review: What Can You Do So Far?

Algebra I

» Unit:

Solving Linear Equations

Big Idea:Just because we worked on it five weeks ago doesn't mean it ceases to exist...

9 Resources

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9 Resources

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Critiquing and Revising Arguments (Day 1 of 2)

Algebra I

» Unit:

Solving Linear Equations

Big Idea:Critique and revision are two of the most important skills a person can learn in any field. They're also hard work. Here is a way to get started in Algebra 1 class.

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25 Resources

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Critiquing and Revising Arguments (Day 2 of 2)

Algebra I

» Unit:

Solving Linear Equations

Big Idea:This project is shorter and more difficult than the previous one. Now, the focus is on revision and quality, and that's what we'll work toward today.

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19 Resources

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