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Algebra I - Finding Your Roots - High School - Unit 4

Inquiry Questions (Engaging- Debatable):

What is the best way to model simple projectile motion? (MA10-GR.HS-S.2-GLE.1-EO.c.v.1)
How would shooting a basketball on the moon be different from Earth?

Curriculum Guide, Units Math Colorado's Sample Instructional Units Resource Bank
Algebra I - Graphing Linear Equations - Unit 3

Essential Questions:

1.  A linear function consists of a slope and a y-intercept, with the exception of vertical lines.
2. There are multiple methods of graphing a linear equation.
3. Linear patterns can be modeled from scatter plots through use of line-of-best fit.
4. Real-world situations can be modeled with linear equations.

Lines that are either parallel or perpendicular can be determined by identifying their slopes

Curriculum Guide, Units Math Strasburg School District
Algebra I - Home on the Range – Part 1 - Unit 1

Inquiry Questions (Engaging- Debatable):

Can all real-world situations be modeled with a function?

MA10-GR.HS-S.2-GLE.2-EO.b

Curriculum Guide, Units Math Colorado's Sample Instructional Units Resource Bank
Algebra I - Home on the Range – Part 2- Unit 5

Inquiry Questions (Engaging- Debatable):

How does the same melody in a different key relate to a function being translated or scaled? (MA10-GR.HS-S.2-GLE.1-EO.e.i)

Curriculum Guide, Units Math Colorado's Sample Instructional Units Resource Bank
Algebra I - One and Two Variable Inequalities - Unit 5

Essential Questions:

1.  “Properties of solving” can be used to produce equivalent inequalities.

2.   One-variable inequalities can be graphed on a number line, whereas two-variable inequalities can be graphed on the coordinate plane.

3.  Compound and absolute value inequalities can be rewritten and solved as two separate inequalities.

4.  Graphing solutions to inequalities in two-variables can be represented as half-planes

Curriculum Guide, Units Math Strasburg School District
Algebra I - Planning for High School Mathematics - All Units

Six (6) Algebra 1 Units in a single curriculum planning document and Curriculum at a Glance overview

Colorado's District Sample Curriculum Project By Content Area
Curriculum Guide, Units Math Colorado's Sample Instructional Units Resource Bank
Algebra I - Power to the Variable - Instructional Unit 2

Enhanced and Updated - March 31, 2014 - This updated instructional unit includes learning experiences, teacher and student resources, assessment ideas, and differentiation options. The storyboard document provides a roadmap of teaching activities and a possible performance assessment for the unit.

Inquiry Questions (Engaging- Debatable):

What are the parameters that affect gas mileage in a car and how would you model them? (MA10-GR.HS-S.2-GLE.2-EO.b.i)
What are the consequences of a population that grows exponentially?

Curriculum Guide, Units Math Colorado's Sample Instructional Units Resource Bank
Algebra I - Poynomials and Factoring - Unit 9

Essential Questions:

1.  Polynomials can be simplified using properties of addition, subtraction, and multiplication.

2.  Polynomials can be factored into a product of polynomials.

3.  A product of polynomials can be expanded.

4.  Graphs of polynomial equations can be utilized to find solutions.

Curriculum Guide, Units Math Strasburg School District
Algebra I - Properties of Exponents - Unit 7

Essential Questions:

1.  Use properties of exponents to simplify exponential expressions.

2.  Rational exponents can be simplified using properties of exponents and be rewritten in radical form.

3.  Expressions in scientific notation can be simplified using properties of exponents.

4.  Real-life situations can be represented using exponential expressions.

Curriculum Guide, Units Math Strasburg School District
Algebra I - Real Numbers and Expressions
 Essential Questions: 1)  Real number expressions are simplified by correct use of order of operations. 2)  Real-world situations are represented by translating verbal terms into symbolic notation? 3)  Equations and inequalities have a solution or solutions that will make them true statements, whereas expressions can have different outcomes depending upon the substituted input. 4)  Data can be summarized graphically and by measures of central tendency and spread.

Curriculum Guide, Units Math Strasburg School District
Algebra I - Statistics Lie – Find Out How - Unit 3

Inquiry Questions (Engaging- Debatable):

Most people who die of lung cancer have an ashtray at home. Do ashtrays cause cancer?
What makes a statistic believable? What makes a statistic accurate? Is there a difference between the two?
What makes data meaningful or actionable? 3.1.IQ.1

Curriculum Guide, Units Math Colorado's Sample Instructional Units Resource Bank
Algebra I - Writing Linear Equations - Unit 4

Essential Questions:

1. A linear equation can be written when given a slope and the y-intercept, a slope and a point, or two points.
2. When given a graph of a line, an equation can be determined.
3. Knowledge of parallel or perpendicular lines can aid in developing linear equations.

A line-of-best-fit can be utilized to determine a model for real-world situations.

Curriculum Guide, Units Math Strasburg School District
Algebra I Units - ECBOCES

Nine Algebra I units covering: Review of Real Numbers, Linear Equations & Inequalities, Functions, Linear Functions, Systems of Equations, Polynomials, Quadratic Equations & Functions, Statistics, and Exponential & Radical Functions

Curriculum Guide, Lesson Plan, Units Math East Central BOCES
Algebra II - Functions and Equations - Unit 1

Essential Questions:

1.  Equations, inequalities, and formulas are solved by using inverse operations.

2.  Functions model relationships between two or more variables.

3.  Transformations include translating and stretching/shrinking the graph horizontally or vertically.

Curriculum Guide, Units Math Strasburg School District
Algebra II - Systems of Equations - Unit 2

Essential Questions:

1.  Systems of equations can be solved by graphing, substitution, elimination, and matrices.

2.  The solution to a system of inequalities is called a feasible region.

3.  Systems of equations are used to solve real world problems in finance and business.

Curriculum Guide, Units Math Strasburg School District