Q1 W1 Aug 31-Sept 4 Algebra 1

TeacherStephanie Durrance
Subject AreaAlgebra 1 Honors
Grade Level7th/8th
Week #1
Unit of InstructionPrerequisites and Prior Knowledge, Unit 1 – Basics of Expressions and Equations
Standard(s) Taught

Review previously learned standards.

MAFS.912.A-SSE.1.1: Interpret expressions that represent a quantity in terms of its context. a. Interpret parts of an expression, such as terms, factors, and coefficients. b. Interpret complicated expressions by viewing one or more of their parts as a single entity.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

• activate prior knowledge
• understand classroom procedures and expectations
• identify and describe a polynomial (include monomial, binomial, trinomial, and polynomial).
• explain what factor, coefficient, degree, term, like terms, leading term, and leading coefficient mean in the context of expressions.
• identify factors, coefficients, different terms, and like terms in expressions.
• identify simplified form of monomials, binomials, and trinomials as standard form.

Classroom Activities

Innovative Students – Log into Zoom on time and begin working on bellringer. Be prepared to follow the schedule of activities below.

Brain Teaser 1 (5 min)
Whole Group:
Introduction to Algebra, review syllabus, discuss classroom procedures and expectations, practice using online platforms for the course. (40 min)
Set up Interactive Student Notebook (ISN). Page 1: Math About Me in ISN. (30 min)
Small Groups:
Kahoot! review of Pre-Algebra standards. (26 min)

Brain Teaser 2 (5 min)
Small Groups:
Complete Kahoot! review of Pre-Algebra standards (45 min)

Brain Teaser 3 (5 min)
Whole Group:
Interactive Student Notebook (ISN) – Page 2 Parts of Expressions, Page 3 Classifying Expressions (30 min)
Small Groups:
Rotation 1 (Teacher Support) – Innovative Students: Algebra Nation Practice Book Online Pages 4-5 Understanding Polynomial Expressions
Face-to-Face Students: Algebra Nation Practice Book Page 13 Understanding Polynomial Expressions (30 min)
Rotation 2 (Edgenuity) – Parts of Expressions: Warm-Up, Summary, and Assignment (30 min)
Individual Exit Ticket (Khan Academy) – Polynomials Intro (5 min)

All IEP and ESOL accommodations provided daily.

Assignments Due

Edgenuity Parts of Expressions assignment, Khan Academy exit ticket

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.

Algebra Nation – Provides additional support based on unit of study.

Edgenuity – https://www.edgenuity.com/