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Jason Colombino

Algebra I

Collins Middle

Salem, MA

Urban Environment

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(8 Units, 82 Lessons)

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

Welcome to Algebra I!

Algebra I

» Unit:

Thinking Like a Mathematician: Modeling with Functions

Big Idea:The camera is zoomed way out to capture "the Grand Canyon" in this lesson: students are introduced to each other, the teacher, and to the exciting opportunities that await in Algebra I!

17 Resources

23 Favorites

17 Resources

23 Favorites

Pre-Assessment of Skills

Algebra I

» Unit:

Thinking Like a Mathematician: Modeling with Functions

Big Idea:Students complete a unit pre-assessment aligned to assess preparation for the study of Algebra I. The assessment data will be used to differentiate and enrich the the curriculum!

7 Resources

7 Favorites

7 Resources

7 Favorites

Visualizing the Standards for Mathematical Practice

Algebra I

» Unit:

Thinking Like a Mathematician: Modeling with Functions

Big Idea:Students create elaborate visualizations of Mathematical Practices in this Collaborative and Engaging Activity!

15 Resources

11 Favorites

15 Resources

11 Favorites

BFFs: Domain and Range of Functions

Algebra I

» Unit:

Thinking Like a Mathematician: Modeling with Functions

Big Idea:Situations that are relevant to students' lives are modeled as students engage in learning about the domain and range of a function.

18 Resources

16 Favorites

18 Resources

16 Favorites

The World's Language: Function Notation

Algebra I

» Unit:

Thinking Like a Mathematician: Modeling with Functions

Big Idea:Students learn about function notation by employing their knowledge in a variety of different contexts.

23 Resources

6 Favorites

23 Resources

6 Favorites

Comparing Sequences by Form and by Pattern of Change

Algebra I

» Unit:

Thinking Like a Mathematician: Modeling with Functions

Big Idea:Students explore the Fibonacci sequence and other sequences to further their understanding of functions!

24 Resources

5 Favorites

24 Resources

5 Favorites

Which Came First the Chicken or the Egg? Inverse Functions

Algebra I

» Unit:

Thinking Like a Mathematician: Modeling with Functions

Big Idea:Students construct their own understanding of inverse functions through an exploratory function sort!

34 Resources

13 Favorites

34 Resources

13 Favorites

Functions in Everyday Situations: A MAP Project Challenge

Algebra I

» Unit:

Thinking Like a Mathematician: Modeling with Functions

Big Idea:A Classroom Activity challenges students to match various representations of functions to everyday situations!

28 Resources

12 Favorites

28 Resources

12 Favorites

Sorting Functions

Algebra I

» Unit:

Thinking Like a Mathematician: Modeling with Functions

Big Idea:Students deepen their understanding through a sorting and matching task.

23 Resources

6 Favorites

23 Resources

6 Favorites

What's Your Function?

Algebra I

» Unit:

Thinking Like a Mathematician: Modeling with Functions

Big Idea:Students create their own functions to model a situation relevant to their lives in this paired collaborative performance task!

18 Resources

16 Favorites

18 Resources

16 Favorites