Algebra 1

Session 1 Review: (chapters 1 & 2)

  • Students should be able to perform arithmetic operations to integers and fractions.
  • Students should be exposed to necessary vocabulary. (Create notes where students write vocabulary-Look at my example for Anticipation guide)
  • Solving two step and multi-step equations and inequalities
  • Quiz

Session 2 Functions: (chapters 3 & 4)

  • Know the definition of a function and determine whether 2 sets of data represent a function
  • Formulate graphs of functions: linear functions, quadratic functions, etc.
  • Evaluate functions from their graphs.
  • Identify the inputs and outputs of functions.
  • Introduce the domain and range of a function.
  • Quiz

Session 3 Linear Functions: (chapters 3 & 4)

  • Student must be able to identify and calculate a linear function and its growth rate (slope) and initial value (y-intercept).
  • Able to graph linear functions based off of rise/run.
  • Calculate the slope.
  • Quiz

Session 4 Linear Equations Continued: (chapters 3 & 4)

  • Slope Intercept Form
  • Point-Slope Form
  • Graph Linear Functions
  • Parallel and Perpendicular functions
  • Quiz

Session 5 System of Equations: (chapter 5)

  • Solving systems of equations by graphing and shading.
  • Solving linear systems by substitution
  • Solving linear systems of equations by elimination
  • Identifying point of intersection
  • Quiz and HW

Session 6 Exponential Functions and Sequences: (chapter 6)

  • Properties of exponents
  • Radicals and rational exponents
  • Solving exponential equations
  • Quiz

Session 7-8 Quadratic Functions/ Factoring: (chapters 7, 8, & 9)

  • Identifying and formulating quadratic functions in intercept form and vertex form
  • Factoring quadratic functions
  • Graphing quadratic functions
  • Quiz

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