Number and Quantity
The Real Number System


Seeing Structure in Expressions

Arithmetic with Polynomials and Rational Expressions

Creating Equations

Reasoning with Equations and Inequalities

Interpreting Functions

Building Functions

Linear, Quadratic, and Exponential Models

Statistics and Probability
Interpreting Categorical and Quantitative Data

Mathematical Practices
  1. Make sense of problems and persevere in problem solving them.

  2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

  3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

  4. Model with mathematics.

  5. Use appropriate tools strategically.

  6. Attend to precision.

  7. Look for and make use of structure.

  8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

Semesters at a Glance

Semester 1 (14 weeks)

Semester 2 (16 weeks)

  • Unit 1: Welcome to Algebra 1
    Mathematical Practices and Expectations (1 week)
  • Unit 2: Expressions and Equations (3 weeks)
  • Unit 3: Graphs and Understanding Functions (5 weeks)
  • Unit 4: Lines-Linear Functions and Systems (5 weeks)
  • Unit 5: Functions (4 weeks)
  • Unit 6: Exponents and Radicals (3 weeks)
  • Unit 7: Polynomial Expressions and Functions (4 weeks)
  • Unit 8: Quadratic Equations and Functions (5 weeks)

Algebra 1 Overview

ALG I Guide Overview

Alg I 1-pg math guide

Alg 1 Detailed Curriculum Guide (password protected)
Standards for Mathematical Practice in Action
Algebra 1 Need to Know - Helpful Tips
Algebra 1 Course Descriptions
Algebra 1 Mathematics Framework
Algebra 1 High Level Standards

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