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Algebra I

Collins Middle

Salem, MA

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(8 Units, 82 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Its Not Always a Straight Answer: Linear Equations and Inequalities in 1 Variable (10 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Thinking Like a Mathematician: Modeling with Functions(10 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Its Not Always a Straight Answer: Linear Equations and Inequalities in 1 Variable (10 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Everything is Relative: Linear Functions(10 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Making Informed Decisions with Systems of Equations(12 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Exponential Functions(10 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Operations on Polynomials(7 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Interpret and Build Quadratic Functions and Equations(13 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Our City Statistics: Who We Are and Where We are Going(10 Lessons)

Introduction to Linear Equations and Inequalities in One Variable

Algebra I

» Unit:

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.

17 Resources

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17 Resources

22 Favorites

Solving and Proving Equations with One Unknown

Algebra I

» Unit:

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

Big Idea:Students think about solving equations as rearranging equations and finding alternative ways to "say" a variable.

16 Resources

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16 Resources

5 Favorites

Solving and Proving Multi-Step Equations with One Variable

Algebra I

» Unit:

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

Big Idea:Students work on solving complex equations in 1-variable and continue to hone the skill of proving their solution and backing up those proofs with evidence!

19 Resources

7 Favorites

19 Resources

7 Favorites

Solving and Proving Linear Inequalities in One Variable

Algebra I

» Unit:

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

Big Idea:Students learn that being close enough counts in horseshoes and inequalities!

19 Resources

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19 Resources

6 Favorites

Manipulating Rational and Irrational Numbers

Algebra I

» Unit:

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

Big Idea:Students compare and contrast rational and irrational numbers to identify patterns and define a structure for working with both sets of numbers!

28 Resources

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28 Resources

9 Favorites

Solving and Proving Compound Inequalities

Algebra I

» Unit:

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

Big Idea:Students actively engage in the note-taking process to master an important skill in Algebra!

20 Resources

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20 Resources

6 Favorites

I Absolute(ly) Don't Care About Direction: Solving and Proving Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities

Algebra I

» Unit:

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

Big Idea:Stock trading is utilized as an entry point for students to explore the strange and wonderful world of absolute value equations and inequalities.

16 Resources

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16 Resources

15 Favorites

Estimation, Measurement and Significant Figures

Algebra I

» Unit:

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

Big Idea:Students creare their own quiz on significant figures to construct their own understanding in this student-centered lesson!

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22 Resources

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Writing in Math Classroom, Part 1: Functions and Linear Functions

Algebra I

» Unit:

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

Big Idea:Students score sample MCAS open responses in groups as an entry point to understanding and reflecting on their own writing!

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15 Resources

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Unit Assessment: Linear Equations in 1 Variable

Algebra I

» Unit:

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

Big Idea:Students complete a unit assessment aligned to unit standards - provides excellent data source for teacher's to adjust and refine their curriculum and instruction!

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6 Resources

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