ALGEBRA I

Curriculum Outline

Platte Canyon High School

- Unit I - Introduction (Organizing Data)

- Data Displays( Organizing Data)

- Bar Graphs

- Circle (Pie) Graphs

- fractions to decimals to percents

- construct converting to degrees

- Stem and Leaf

- Box and Whisker Plot

- five-number summary

- quartiles

- median

- Data Patterns

- Notes & Worksheet -Proportional People

- Class Data Tables I & II with worksheet discussion

- Ratios and proportions

- Scatter Plots with armspans

- Coroner's Report

Discuss proportions in class, assign for homework.

In groups, share dimensions and draw the body.

- Quiz

- Bar Graphs

- Circle (pie) Graphs

- Stem and Leaf

- Box and Whisker Plot

- Matrices

- Organizing Data in Matrix form

- Adding Matrices

- Scalar Multiplication

- Unit 2 - Related Variables

- Related Variables Notes: #1

- Models and Graphs (Scatter Plots)

- Variables

- Domain and Range (Realistic Boundaries)

- Independent and Dependent

- Related Variables: Notes #2

- Working with pairs of Data (If the Shoe Fits)

- Positive /Negative Associations shown on scatter plots

- WS#2 Scatter plots of data

- Related Variables: Notes & WS#3 (Variable/Constant)

- Related Variables: Notes & WS#4 (Describing Change)

- Inversely related

- Directly related

- Test-Related Variables

- Unit 3 - Linear Functions

- Part I - Functional Relationships

- Funct. Relations Notes #1: WS#1& #2

Situations to tables and graphs, domain and range

- Funct. Relations Notes #2: WS#3a,b

Relationships as Equations

Tables to Equations

- Funct. Relations Review: WS #4a,b

Review of situations to tables and graphs.

- Funct. Relations Notes #3

Function Notations & Solving Equations

- Funct. Relations Test - Part I

Situations, tables and graphs.

- Part II - Linear Function Family

- Linear Function Exploration (Translations )

- Linear Function Toolkit

- Part III - Linear Models

- Linear Model Worksheets

(Four Faces of a Function)

- Sums of Angles - Data collecting Activity

- Unit 4 - Linear Systems

- Linear System Model Problems (solve by graphing)

- Linear Systems solve by substitution

- Unit 5 - Absolute Value

- Situations and Graphs

- Exploring the Family of Absolute Value Functions

- Equations to Graphs and Tables

- Graphs to Equations

- Function Notation and Intersection fo Graphs

- Applications of Absolute Functions

- Solving Absolute Value Functions Graphically

- Solving absolute value equations. (Algebraically)

- Absolute Value Function Toolkit

- Unit 6 - Quadratic Functions

- Situations and Graphs

- Graphing Calculator Exploration

- Equations to Tables and Graphs

- Tables to Equations

- Graphs to Equations

- Function Notation and Intersections of Graphs

- Finding Equations from the x-intercepts (Zeros or Roots).

- Multiplying lines and Multiplying Binomials

- W Finding Area and Dimensions of Rectangles

- Find the x-intercepts Algebraically by Quadratic Formula.

Find the x-intercepts by completing the square method

- Find the vertex by completing the square method

- Quadratic Function Toolkit

- Vertical Motion Notes and Examples

- Vertical Motion Model Problems

- Unit 7 - Square Root Functions

- WS#1 Situations and Graphs

- WS#2 Graphing Calculator Exploration

- WS#3 Equations to Tables and Graphs

- WS#4 Tables to Equations

- WS#5 Graphs to Equations

- WS#6 Function Notation and Intersections of Graphs

- WS#7 Applications and Models

Email: Marjorie Ader at mader@k12.colostate.edu

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