Algebra 1

The Akron Public Schools District Page for Algebra 1 can be found by clicking here: http://akronschools.com/departments/ci/teaching-and-learning/mathematics/instructional-resources/required-course-work/grade_level.dot?id=37805

The District Calendar for Algebra 1 is found here: http://akronschools.com/dotAsset/85093.pdf

A detailed list of the Course objective and benchmarks can be found here: http://akronschools.com/dotAsset/37425.pdf

__Daily Activities and Assignments__

__Wed. Sept. 1__: Intro to Course; Letter Home; Goal Setting Intro

__Thurs. Sept. 2__: Goal Setting Worksheet; Bellwork 2 (if time)

__Fri. Sept. 3__: Effort can = Achievement; Bellwork 3

__Tues. Sept. 7:__ Types of Graphs and Measures of Central Tendency. Assignment: Punchline 103

__Weds. Sept. 8:__ Writing Variable Equations; Assignment: WS 1-2, evens or odds

__Thurs. Sept. 9:__ Order of Operations; Assignment: WS 1-3, every third problem

__Fri. Sept. 10:__ Classwork on Absolute Value/order of operations. NO HW

__Mon. Sept. 13:__ Finish Order of Operations; exponents Assignment: Punchline 1.3

__Tues. Sept. 14:__ Surveys: Samples, Population, Sample Size, Bias. Assignment: Survey worksheet

__Weds. Sept. 15:__ Probability. Outcomes, events, dependent and independent events. Assignment: Punchline 108

__Thurs. Sept. 16:__ Number Properties. Commutative, Associative, Distributive, Identity. Assignment: Punchline 1.5

__Fri. Sept. 17:__ Mindtrap Problem Solving. NO HW

__Mon. Sept. 20:__ Adding and Subtracting Matrices. Assignment: WS 1-8

__Tues. Sept. 21:__ Scatterplots. Line of best fit, correlation, ordered pairs. Assignment: Punchline 1.13

__Weds. Sept. 22:__ Continuous and Discrete Data. Continuous data usually invovles a measurement; Discrete data concerns specific counts. Assignment: WS 2-2

__Thurs. Sept. 23:__ Independent/Dependent Events, graphing tables onto the coordinate plane. Students receive study guide for Test 1; Assignment: WS 2-3

__Fri. Sept. 24:__ Test 1 covering surveys, central tendency, probability.

__Mon. Sept. 27:__ Function or not a Function? Determining whether or not a relation is also a function; Assignment: Punchline 6.5

__Tues. Sept. 28:__ Solving functions; Domain and Range; Assignment: Punchline 6.6

__Weds. Sept. 29:__ Function Rules; Writing a function rule based on information in a table of values; Assignment: WS 2.5

__Thurs. Sept. 30__: Creating a table for a written function. Choose 4 values for x. Assignment: WS 2.6

__Fri. Oct. 1__: Computer Lab Activity: Shopping Spree

__Mon. Oct. 4__: Function Families: Linear, Quadratic, Absolute Value. Based on highest power of the variable: Assignment: WS 2.7

__Tues. Oct. 5__: Solving one-step variable equations by doing the opposite process. Assignment: Punchline 3.5

__Weds. Oct. 6__: Problem solving by solving one step variable equations. Assignment: Punchline 3.5

__Thurs. Oct. 7:__ Begin solving two-step variable equations. Examples in class. Assignment: Punchline 3.8

__Fri. Oct. 8__: Mindtrap problem solving practice/game

__Mon. Oct. 11__: Solving two-step variable equations with combining like terms. Define terms. Assignment: Punchline 3.10

__Mon. Oct. 11__: Solving two-step variable equations with combining like terms. Define terms. Assignment: Punchline 3.10

__Tues. Oct. 12__: Solving variable equations using the distributive property and combining like terms. Assignment: Punchline 3.14

__Weds. Oct. 13__: Solving variable equations with variables on both sides. Assignment: Punchline 3.15

__Thurs. Oct. 14__: Solving variable equations with variables on both sides and using the distributive property. Students receive review sheet for test on Friday. Assignment: Study for test

__Fri. Oct. 15__: Test 2 over Chapter two in purple book, and first 5 sections of Chapter 3. Functions (is it, types) and variable equations.

__Mon. Oct. 18__: Finish up test (those who need to); Classwork, Punchline 3.11. No Homework

__Tues. Oct. 19__: Solving variable equations with variables on both sides and using the distributive property. Assignment: Punchline 3.16

__Weds. Oct. 20__: Word Problems: writing equations and solving with a variable on both sides. Go over in Punchline 3.16 in class. Assignment: 3.17

__Thurs. Oct. 21__: Go over Punchline 3.17 in class, solving and working out every problem.

__Fri. Oct. 22__: Mindtrap game, problem solving.

__Mon. Oct. 25__: Finish up equations. Review the types of variable equations we have been working on. One step; variable on both sides; using the distributive property. Assignment: Punchline 3.18

__Tues. Oct. 26__: Equations involving percents of a number. Assignment: WS 3-7

__Weds. Oct. 27__: Percent of change. Go over WS 3-7 from yesterday. Give examples of how to find percent of change on smartboard. Assignment: WS 3-8

__Thurs. Oct. 28__: Probability

__Fri. Oct. 29__: Classwork, sub in room