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Rhonda Leichliter

Algebra I

Rogers High School

Rogers, AR

Rural Environment

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(9 Units, 108 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Linear Functions(20 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Introduction to Functions(13 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities(8 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Linear Functions(20 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Systems of Equations(14 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Radical Expressions, Equations, and Rational Exponents(11 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Exponential Functions(13 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Polynomial Operations and Applications(9 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Quadratic Functions(10 Lessons)

Unit 9 - Statistics (10 Lessons)

Introduction to Sequences

Algebra I

» Unit:

Linear Functions

Big Idea:Students will be able to write sequences from patterns, words, and given information.

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10 Resources

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The Recursive Process with Arithmetic Sequences

Algebra I

» Unit:

Linear Functions

Big Idea:This lesson takes students from the simple concrete problem of seating 4 people around a square table to the more abstract problem of finding the nth term.

21 Resources

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21 Resources

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Recursive vs. Explicit

Algebra I

» Unit:

Linear Functions

Big Idea:Students Compare the Direct Explicit formula of y= mx + b of an Arithmetic Sequence to the Recursive Formula that is the rule or pattern of the sequence.

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17 Resources

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Increasing, Decreasing, or Constant?

Algebra I

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Linear Functions

Big Idea:Students can identify the initial value when the input is 0, and determine the output and the slope of the line from a table, graph, and words.

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14 Resources

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Change Us and See What Happens!

Algebra I

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Linear Functions

Big Idea:In this lesson students discuss difference in steepness, translations, and parallelism using graphs and equations.

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12 Resources

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Why are lines parallel?

Algebra I

» Unit:

Linear Functions

Big Idea:The emphasis in this lesson is that students not only know the definition of parallel lines, but why lines are parallel.

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9 Resources

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Get Perpendicular with Geoboards!

Algebra I

» Unit:

Linear Functions

Big Idea:Students reason about Perpendicular Lines with simple concrete examples using Geoboards and extend their reasoning to designing parking lines.

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17 Resources

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Dueling Methods for Writing the Equation of a Line

Algebra I

» Unit:

Linear Functions

Big Idea:The purpose of this lesson is to introduce the students to point-slope form by using a comparison chart with slope-intercept form.

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12 Resources

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Comparing Linear Combinations in Ax +By= C to y=mx +b

Algebra I

» Unit:

Linear Functions

Big Idea:Recognizing the mathematical structure of a context involving a linear model helps students to write equations whose form is consistent with their thinking.

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20 Resources

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Equations for Parallel and Perpendicular Lines.

Algebra I

» Unit:

Linear Functions

Big Idea:For students to write the equation of a line parallel to or perpendicular to a line and passing through a given point using different representations of linear functions.

12 Resources

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12 Resources

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Assessment of Graphing Lines through Art!

Algebra I

» Unit:

Linear Functions

Big Idea:The purpose of this lesson is for students to master graphing lines, and, to clear up the confusion that x= and y= can represent the equations of vertical and horizontal lines, respectively.

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15 Resources

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Are x and y Directly or Inversely Proportional? (Day 1 of 2)

Algebra I

» Unit:

Linear Functions

Big Idea:This lesson introduces students to Direct Variation by comparing the equation y=kx to the now familiar equation y=mx + b.

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16 Resources

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Are x and y Directly or Inversely Proportional? (Day 2 of 2)

Algebra I

» Unit:

Linear Functions

Big Idea:Frayer Models helps students sort through the information necessary to identify different representations of Direct and Inverse Variation.

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13 Resources

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Writing, Graphing, and Describing Piecewise Linear Functions

Algebra I

» Unit:

Linear Functions

Big Idea:In this lesson we apply function notation to piecewise defined functions and assess students' ability evaluate functions in different forms.

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18 Resources

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Introduction to Scatter Plots, Line of Best Fit, and the Prediction Equation

Algebra I

» Unit:

Linear Functions

Big Idea:The emphasis in this lesson is to take students a little beyond the basics of Scatter Plots to explain the correlation coefficient (r) and the coefficient of determination (r squared).

11 Resources

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11 Resources

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Predicting the Height of a Criminal (Day 1 of 2)

Algebra I

» Unit:

Linear Functions

Big Idea:The fun part of this lesson is to introduce to students that the femur length of a person is directly proportional to their height.

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11 Resources

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Predicting the Height of a Criminal (Day 2 of 2)

Algebra I

» Unit:

Linear Functions

Big Idea:On Day 2 students complete the analysis and compare prediction equations calculated by hand and on the TI-Nspire calculator.

11 Resources

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11 Resources

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Predicting Bridge Strength via Data Analysis (Day 1 of 2)

Algebra I

» Unit:

Linear Functions

Big Idea:Students use the paper bridge and pennies as a mathematical model of loads on a structure, including dead weight and live weight.

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8 Resources

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Predicting Bridge Strength via Data Analysis (Day 2 of 2)

Algebra I

» Unit:

Linear Functions

Big Idea:On Day 2 of this lesson the students focus on the analysis of their data and scatter plot, present their findings, and compare their findings with other students.

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8 Resources

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Linear Assessment

Algebra I

» Unit:

Linear Functions

Big Idea:The purpose of this assessment is to extend student's previous knowledge of linear functions to more advanced multi-step problems.

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9 Resources

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