Q3 W7 Feb 17-21 Algebra 1

TeacherStephanie Durrance
Subject AreaAlgebra I Honors
Grade Level7th/8th
Week #7
Unit of InstructionUnit 8: Quadratic Functions
Standard(s) Taught

MAFS.912.A-REI.2.4: Solve quadratic equations in one variable.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

• solve quadratic equations by inspection, finding square roots, completing the square, quadratic formula, and factoring. • explain why taking the square root of both sides when solving a quadratic equation will yield two solutions. • use pictures, algebra tiles, and/or symbols to explain the concept underlying completing the square.

Classroom Activities


Bellringer: Beat the Test Problem Page 124 (5 min)

Whole Group:  ISN Notes Page – Solving Quadratics by Factoring (30 min)

Small Group: Book work reviewing past standards

Independent (Technology) – IXL: BB.8


Bellringer: Beat the Test Problem Page 150 (5 min)

Whole Group: Review Solving Quadratics by Factoring

Small Groups: Solving Quadratics by Factoring BINGO


Bellringer: Beat the Test Problem Page 163 (5 min)

Whole Group: ISN Notes Page – Solving Quadratics using Square Roots (30 min)

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

Rotation 1 – Teacher Group (Algebra Nation Math Book) – Kuta Practice w/ White Boards

Rotation 2 – Partners (Worksheet) – Solving Quadratics using Square Roots Riddle

Rotation 3 – Independent (Technology) – IXL: BB.6

All IEP and ESOL accommodations provided daily.

Assignments Due

·         Homework Book:  P. 80 #1,2,4,5,7

·         Exit Tickets:  Solving Quadratics using Square Roots Riddle

IXL: BB.8, BB.6

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 5 and Section 6: Quadratic Functions