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Algebra 1

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Year long course 1.0 credit
Mathematics credit
Grades 9 - 11

ALGEBRA 1

General Description

Prerequisite: None

Algebra I is a graduation requirement for all students. This is a first year algebra course in which you will learn to reason symbolically.  The Mathematical Practice Standards apply throughout this course and, together with the content standards, prescribe that students experience mathematics as a coherent, useful, and logical subject that makes use of their ability to make sense of problem situations.  Scientific Calculator Required
 

Content

Critical areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Relationships between Quantities and Reasoning with Equations
  • Linear Relationships
  • Exponential Relationships
  • Expressions and Equations
  • Quadratic Functions and Modeling
     

Theory of Action

A Thinking Classroom is one where mathematical reasoning is visible. Students are encouraged to ask questions. Curiosity is fostered and valued. Answers are important, yet it is the mathematical reasoning and communication of ideas that is of utmost importance.