Algebra I Course

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Units (select a unit)

  • Numbers, Operations and Expressions Algebra 1
    Rev: Natural, Whole, Integers & Rational #s
    Rev: Exponents, Squares and Roots
    Rev: Irrational Numbers & Real #s
    Properties of Exponents
    Future Topics in Algebra II
    Like Terms
    Evaluating Expressions
    Ordering Terms
  • Equations Algebra I
    Eq w/ Same Variable on Both Sides
    Solving Literal Equations
    Substituting Values into Equation
  • Graphing Linear Equations
    Linear Equations
    Graphing a Linear Eq Using Intercepts
    Horizontal & Vertical Lines
    Slope of a Line
    Point-Slope Form
    Slope-Intercept Form
    Proportional Relationships
    Solving Linear Equations
    Scatter Plots and Line of Best Fit
  • Systems of Linear Equations
    Solving Systems by Graphing
    Solving Systems by Substitution
    Solving Systems by Elimination
    Choosing a Strategy
    Writing Systems to Model Situations
    Solving Systems of Non-Linear Equations
  • Solving and Graphing Linear Inequalities
    Simple Inequalities (add/subtraction)
    Simple Inequalities (multi/division)
    Two-Step & Multi-Step
    Compound Inequalities
    Special Cases of Compound Ineq
    Graphing Linear Ineq in Slope-Intercept Form
    Solving Systems of Inequalities
  • Solving Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
    Absolute Value Equations
    Absolute Value Inequalities
  • Relationships Between Quantities
    Relationships Between Different Units of Measurement
    Picking the Appropriate Level of Measure
    Systems of Equations with Different Units of Measurement
    Choosing the Appropriate Level of Accuracy
  • Mid Year Assessment Algebra I
  • Functions
    Relations and Functions
    Domain and Range
    Evaluating Functions
    Explicit and Recursive Functions
    Multiple Representation of Functions
    Transformations w/ Linear Functions
  • Exponential Functions
    Exponential Growth Intro
    Exp Relationship in Equations, Tables & Graphs
    Growth Rates and Growth Factors
    Exponential Decay
    Exponential vs. Linear
    Writing & Solving Model Equations
  • Polynomials
    Definitions of Monomials, Polynomials, and Degrees
    Adding & Subtract Polynomials
    Multiplying a Polynomial by a Monomial
    Multiplying Polynomials
    Special Binomial Products
    Factoring out GCF’s
    Factoring using Special Patterns
    Factoring x^2+bx+c
    Factoring ax^2+bx+c
    Factoring 4 Term Polynomials
  • Quadratic Equations
    Characteristics of Quadratic Eq
    Graphing Quadratic Eq
    Solve Quad Eq: Graphing
    Zero Product Property
    Solve Quad Eq: Factoring
    Solve Quad Eq: Square Roots
    Solve Quad Eq: Completing the Sq
    Quadratic Formula & Discriminant
    Solve Quad Eq w/ Quad Formula
    Polynomials: U-Substitution
  • Non-linear Functions
    Rev: Characteristics of Quad Functions
    Rev: Graphing Quad in Standard Form
    Graphing Quad in Intercept Form
    Graphing Quad in Vertex Form
    Calculating Roots of a Quad in Vertex Form
    Transformations w/ Quad Functions
    Analyzing the Graphs of Non-Linear Functions
    Comparing Different Functions
  • Data and Statistical Analysis
    Measures of Central Tendency
    Central Tendency Applications
    Frequency Tables & Histograms
    Stem and Leaf Plots
    Measures of Dispersion: Box & Whisker
    Review: Two-Way Tables
    Choosing Data Displays
    Misleading Graphs
  • End of Year Assessment - Algebra I


Michelle Souders • 1 year, 4 months agologin to reply

Is there another final exam available anywhere? The one that I see is the same as in years past. I would have assumed that this assessment would have been updated into PARCC style like the unit tests. Also, this one is very poorly formatted with the way fractions are written, I teach a large population of Special Ed students and writing them with the slash "/" is very confusing especially when radicals are involved. Please advise.

Audra Crist • 1 year, 4 months agologin to reply

Dear Ms. Souders, Thank you for your comment. Our Algebra team is working on the final units by making adjustments to the presentations, CW-HW, and assessments. The final exam will be adjusted shortly as the other units become completed. If you could provide me with a range of dates when you needed the final exam completed by, we can make sure that it gets finished for you. Kind regards, Audra

Michelle Souders • 1 year, 4 months agologin to reply

We are currently making sure that all of our assessments are aligned to the state standards and have been given a district deadline of May 15th.

Audra Crist • 1 year, 4 months agologin to reply

Dear Ms. Souders, Thank you for that information. I will let the members of our Algebra team know about your deadline and get this exam finished and posted prior to your due date. Kind regards, Audra

Michelle Souders • 1 year, 4 months agologin to reply

Thank you for all of the hard work that you fellow educators put into this; it is greatly appreciated.

Audra Crist • 1 year, 4 months agologin to reply

Dear Ms. Souders, Thank you again for all of your messages about the final exam. The file has been updated, and the answer key is included at the end of the file (last 2 pages). Kind regards, Audra

Michelle McGeehan • 1 year, 4 months agologin to reply

Final contains errors (11, 17 at first glance??) but also, it seems that there is an answer key attached to the bottom of the final and one that is separate. They are not the same. Thoughts?

Audra Crist • 1 year, 4 months agologin to reply

Dear Ms. McGeehan, Thank you for your comment. After making the revisions to the final exam (2016-05-18...did not have the answer key ready yet & 2016-05-23...with answer key), the file that is listed separately as an Excel file is no longer required (answers for the old final dated 2012-08-29). Over the summer, the "Answer Key" attachment will be removed. We will make sure that the Midterm answers are at the end of the Midterm file prior to removing the separate Answer Key attachment. Kind regards, Audra

Audra Crist • 1 year, 3 months agologin to reply

Note to all users: The Mid-Year Assessment & End of Year Assessment are located in the unit sequence of our course material.

Gabriel Ben-Nun • 6 months agologin to reply

The unit on functions has a mistake. class/ h.w problem # 105, 114 as well as functions quiz 2/ re quiz 2 # 7 An arithmetic sequence is a linear function. Instead of y=mx+b, we write an=dn+c where d is the common difference and c is a constant (not the first term of the sequence, however).

Katie Johnson • 6 months agologin to reply

Hi there! You are absolutely correct. These 4 problems have been updated and new copies of the documents have been uploaded to the website. We appreciate your comment as we strive to constantly improve our material. Thank you!

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