# Algebra 1

## Units

Unit | Essential Questions | Content | Skills and Processes | Assessment | Resources |
---|---|---|---|---|---|

Interpreting Graphs |
·What information can be gleaned from a graph? |
*Intercepts |
*Compare and contrast different graphs |
*Participation |
Textbook: Algebra I, Holt |

Generalizing Patterns - Pre Algebra Review |
·What information do numbers give us? |
*Pre-algebra review |
*Evaluate expressions using grouping symbols |
*Participation |
Textbook: Algebra I, Holt |

Linear Functions |
·How can we make sense of linear relationships? |
*Solving Linear Equations |
*Solve any linear equation |
*Participation |
Textbook: Algebra I, Holt |

Linear Inequalities |
·How can we model behavior that uses phrases surrounding linear relationship like at most or less than? |
*Solving Linear Inequalities |
*Solve linear inequalities and compound inequalities using algebra |
*Participation |
Textbook: Algebra I, Holt |

Systems of Equations and Inequalities |
·How do we represent relationships that have multiple requirements? |
*Solving Systems of Equations by: graphing, substitution, or linear combinations |
*Solve a system of equations using graphs |
*Participation |
Textbook: Algebra I, Holt |

Exponential Functions |
·How do we model and understand exponential growth and decay? |
*Properties of positive, negative and zero exponents |
*Simplify rational expressions that involve integer exponents |
*Participation |
Textbook: Algebra I Holt Geometer's Sketchpad |

Polynomials - Specifically Quadratics |
·How do we model and understand vertical motion? |
*Quadratic functions - solving, graphing, writing |
*Simplify radicals |
*Participation |
Textbook: Algebra I, Holt Geometer's Sketchpad |

Radicals |
·How can we work with and model square root functions? |
*Graphing Square Roots |
*Evaluate and create a graph of a square-root function |
*Participation |
Textbook: Algebra I, Holt Geometer's Sketchpad |

Rational Equations and Functions |
·How can we work with and model rational functions? |
*Ratio |
*Solve proportions |
*Participation |
Textbook: Algebra I, Holt |