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Algebra I

Sweet Home Senior High School

Amherst, NY

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Unit 3 - Systems of Equations(13 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Polynomial Expressions(18 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Modeling With Statistics(19 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Quadratic Functions(21 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Exponential Functions(13 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Extending Equations(13 Lessons)

Unit 9 - Understanding Equations(15 Lessons)

Adding and Subtracting Monomials

Algebra I

» Unit:

Polynomial Expressions

Big Idea:This lesson uses a pre-assessment to determine student's understanding. The work is then differentiated based on student need.

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17 Resources

24 Favorites

Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

Algebra I

» Unit:

Polynomial Expressions

Big Idea:When polynomial expressions are added the result is another polynomial expression.

14 Resources

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14 Resources

37 Favorites

More with Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

Algebra I

» Unit:

Polynomial Expressions

Big Idea:This lesson allows students to work together in a cooperative structure to simplify polynomials and justify their reasoning.

14 Resources

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14 Resources

7 Favorites

Polynomial Puzzles 1: Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

Algebra I

» Unit:

Polynomial Expressions

Big Idea:This lesson uses an interesting mathematical organizer to help students fluently add and subtract polynomial expressions.

14 Resources

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14 Resources

36 Favorites

Multiply and Divide Monomials-Jigsaw day 1 of 2

Algebra I

» Unit:

Polynomial Expressions

Big Idea:A jigsaw activity helps students to learn about multiplying and dividing polynomials through cooperation and sharing.

14 Resources

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14 Resources

16 Favorites

Multiply and Divide Monomials-Jigsaw Day 2 of 2

Algebra I

» Unit:

Polynomial Expressions

Big Idea:A jigsaw activity helps students to learn about multiplying and dividing polynomials through cooperation and sharing.

12 Resources

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12 Resources

5 Favorites

Multiplying Higher Degree Polynomials

Algebra I

» Unit:

Polynomial Expressions

Big Idea:When multiplying polynomials, an area model can make an abstract concept more concrete.

18 Resources

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18 Resources

7 Favorites

Multiplying Polynomials Investigation

Algebra I

» Unit:

Polynomial Expressions

Big Idea:Students will discover that the number of terms in the product of two polynomials is connected to the number of terms in the expressions being multiplied.

11 Resources

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11 Resources

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Polynomial Vocabulary

Algebra I

» Unit:

Polynomial Expressions

Big Idea:Students learn best when working collaboratively and examining structure and patterns. Students teach themselves vocabulary terms in this lesson.

12 Resources

9 Favorites

12 Resources

9 Favorites

Polynomial Puzzles 2: Distributive Property

Algebra I

» Unit:

Polynomial Expressions

Big Idea:Polynomial puzzles help students develop fluency for factoring.

12 Resources

13 Favorites

12 Resources

13 Favorites

Factoring Using a Common Factor

Algebra I

» Unit:

Polynomial Expressions

Big Idea:Students are introduced to factoring by writing expressions in different but equivalent forms.

15 Resources

12 Favorites

15 Resources

12 Favorites

What if There is No Common Factor?

Algebra I

» Unit:

Polynomial Expressions

Big Idea:The factoring by grouping strategy is used to get students thinking about factoring an expression into two binomials.

20 Resources

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20 Resources

6 Favorites

Factoring Trinomials

Algebra I

» Unit:

Polynomial Expressions

Big Idea:This lesson will help students extend their understanding of multiplying and factoring to polynomial expressions.

11 Resources

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11 Resources

24 Favorites

More with Factoring Trinomials

Algebra I

» Unit:

Polynomial Expressions

Big Idea:This lesson will allow students to gain understanding about factoring trinomials by looking at the structure of the trinomial.

16 Resources

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16 Resources

16 Favorites

Polynomial Puzzles 3: Multiplying and Factoring Polynomials

Algebra I

» Unit:

Polynomial Expressions

Big Idea:This lesson will help students to see that multiplying and factoring trinomials are inverse operations

12 Resources

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12 Resources

34 Favorites

Seeing Structure in Factoring the Difference of Squares

Algebra I

» Unit:

Polynomial Expressions

Big Idea:Students will develop an understanding of how difference of perfect square polynomials are formed in order to know how to factor them.

15 Resources

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15 Resources

4 Favorites

Factoring Completely

Algebra I

» Unit:

Polynomial Expressions

Big Idea:This lesson uses a graphic organizer to help students factor and multiply polynomial expressions.

19 Resources

4 Favorites

19 Resources

4 Favorites

More with Factoring Completely

Algebra I

» Unit:

Polynomial Expressions

Big Idea:Which of these things are not like the other? Students compare the structure of polynomial expressions.

16 Resources

10 Favorites

16 Resources

10 Favorites