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Algebra I

Sweet Home Senior High School

Amherst, NY

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(9 Units, 149 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Quadratic Functions(21 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Functions(18 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Linear Functions(19 Lessons)

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)

Overview of Quadratics-Essential Vocabulary

Algebra I

» Unit:

Quadratic Functions

Big Idea:This investigation allows students to make and check hypothesis before learning about quadratic equations.

17 Resources

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17 Resources

20 Favorites

Quadratic Functions and Roots

Algebra I

» Unit:

Quadratic Functions

Big Idea:Students will learn the meaning of roots (zeros) by numerically and graphically inspecting quadratic functions.

14 Resources

19 Favorites

14 Resources

19 Favorites

Equations involving Factored Expressions

Algebra I

» Unit:

Quadratic Functions

Big Idea:The zero product property is a powerful idea in mathematics that can be used to solve higher order equations.

14 Resources

16 Favorites

14 Resources

16 Favorites

Solving Quadratics by Factoring-Day 1

Algebra I

» Unit:

Quadratic Functions

Big Idea:Factoring can be used as a tool to examine the structure of an equation.

13 Resources

24 Favorites

13 Resources

24 Favorites

Solving Quadratics by Factoring-Day 2

Algebra I

» Unit:

Quadratic Functions

Big Idea:This lesson allows student to get LOTS of algebraic practice while using technology to build conceptual understanding.

13 Resources

6 Favorites

13 Resources

6 Favorites

Applications of Quadratics Day 1

Algebra I

» Unit:

Quadratic Functions

Big Idea:Students use a graphic organizer to organize their thinking around solving quadratic word problems.

14 Resources

9 Favorites

14 Resources

9 Favorites

Simplifying Radical Expressions

Algebra I

» Unit:

Quadratic Functions

Big Idea:Students need to understand that radical expressions really represent an irrational number and be able to estimate its value.

16 Resources

11 Favorites

16 Resources

11 Favorites

Solving Quadratic Equations with Perfect Squares

Algebra I

» Unit:

Quadratic Functions

Big Idea:This lesson will serve as a precursor to the concept of completing the square.

20 Resources

6 Favorites

20 Resources

6 Favorites

Completing the Square Day 1

Algebra I

» Unit:

Quadratic Functions

Big Idea:Completing the square can serve as a valuable technique when factoring a polynomial over the integers is not possible.

18 Resources

7 Favorites

18 Resources

7 Favorites

Irrational Zeros of Quadratic Functions

Algebra I

» Unit:

Quadratic Functions

Big Idea:This lesson allows students to connect the graphical and algebraic representation of irrational roots of a quadratic function.

14 Resources

1 Favorite

14 Resources

1 Favorite

The Quadratic Formula-Day 1

Algebra I

» Unit:

Quadratic Functions

Big Idea:Although it is not as efficient as other methods, the quadratic formula can be used to solve any quadratic equation.

16 Resources

8 Favorites

16 Resources

8 Favorites

Comparing the Three Methods of Solving Quadratics

Algebra I

» Unit:

Quadratic Functions

Big Idea:While several methods can sometimes be used to solve a quadratic equation, one method may be more efficient.

13 Resources

5 Favorites

13 Resources

5 Favorites

Three Methods of Solving Quadratics and Word Problems

Algebra I

» Unit:

Quadratic Functions

Big Idea:The structure of a quadratic equation can help students determine how to solve the equation.

15 Resources

5 Favorites

15 Resources

5 Favorites

Identifying Roots and Critical Points-Need to Edit

Algebra I

» Unit:

Quadratic Functions

Big Idea:This matching lesson allows students to create their own meaning about essential vocabulary dealing with quadratic functions.

12 Resources

6 Favorites

12 Resources

6 Favorites

Graphing Quadratic Functions Day 1

Algebra I

» Unit:

Quadratic Functions

Big Idea:The idea of symmetry can be used to graph quadratic functions in the coordinate plane.

16 Resources

5 Favorites

16 Resources

5 Favorites

Key Features of Quadratic Functions

Algebra I

» Unit:

Quadratic Functions

Big Idea:This lesson will serve as a summary of finding all key feature of a quadratic function.

16 Resources

8 Favorites

16 Resources

8 Favorites

Sketching Polynomial Functions

Algebra I

» Unit:

Quadratic Functions

Big Idea:Both the leading coefficient test and the roots can give students a fairly accurate idea for the shape of a polynomial function.

21 Resources

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21 Resources

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Vertex Form of a Quadratic Function

Algebra I

» Unit:

Quadratic Functions

Big Idea:Students will relate the vertex form of a quadratic function to the transformation of the function y=x^2.

10 Resources

2 Favorites

10 Resources

2 Favorites

Transformations with Quadratic Functions

Algebra I

» Unit:

Quadratic Functions

Big Idea:Students explore transformations of quadratic functions through this investigation.

16 Resources

2 Favorites

16 Resources

2 Favorites

Modeling With Quadratic Functions

Algebra I

» Unit:

Quadratic Functions

Big Idea:This lesson allows students to make a connection between real-world phenomena and the average rate of change of a quadratic function.

15 Resources

18 Favorites

15 Resources

18 Favorites

Projectile Problems & Review

Algebra I

» Unit:

Quadratic Functions

Big Idea:Students will make connections between the attributes of a parabola and a projectile situation.

15 Resources

4 Favorites

15 Resources

4 Favorites