Q3 W2 Jan 13-17 Algebra 1

TeacherStephanie Durrance
Subject AreaAlgebra I Honors
Grade Level7th/8th
Week #2
Unit of InstructionUNIT 6: Exponential and Radical Functions
Standard(s) Taught

MAFS.912.F-IF.3.7e: Graph functions expressed symbolically and show key features of the graph, by hand in simple cases and using technology for more complicated cases.

MAFS.912.F-IF.3.8b: Write a function defined by an expression in different but equivalent forms to reveal and explain different properties of the function.

MAFS.912.A-REI.1.2: Solve simple rational and radical equations in one variable, and give examples showing how extraneous solutions may arise.


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

define extraneous solutions. • solve a rational or radical equation in one variable. • determine which numbers cannot be solutions of a rational or radical equation and explain why they cannot be solutions.


Classroom Activities


Bellringer: Beat the Test Problem Page 16 (5 min)

Whole Group: Review Exponential Functions for DIA 4 (30 min)

Small Group: Three rotations at 20 minutes each. (1 hour)

Rotation 1 – Teacher Group (Algebra Nation Math Book) – Review Packet Exponential Functions

Rotation 2 – Partners (Worksheet) – Review Packet Exponential Functions

Rotation 3 – Independent (Technology) – IXL: FF.5, X.1


Bellringer: Beat the Test Problem Page 18 (5 min)

Small Groups: Kahoot! Radicals and Rational Exponents Review


Bellringer: Beat the Test Problem Page 23 (5 min)

Independent – DIA 4: Radical and Exponential Functions

All IEP and ESOL accommodations provided daily.

Assignments Due

·         Homework Book:  P.110-111 #3-7

·         Exit Tickets: Exponential Review Packet, DIA 4 – Radical and Exponential Functions

·         IXL: FF.5, X.1

Additional Resources

Khan Academy videos – type any topic in search bar followed by Khan Academy to find an instructional video for additional support.

IXL – Provides support for any grade level math standard.

MATH NATION –  Section 7: Exponential Functions