 Bassett High School
 Algebra 1: Syllabus & VDOE Standards

ALGEBRA 1  Textbook: Prentice Hall Algebra 1, 2012Course Description: This course is designed to continue the skills and understanding of algebraic concepts including operations with real numbers, polynomials, functions, factoring as well as statistics. Students will solve firstdegree equations and inequalities, quadratic equations, and systems of equations. Concepts are tools for representing and solving variety of practical problems. Tables and graphs will be used to interpret algebraic expressions, equations, and inequalities and to analyze behaviors of functions.Course Syllabus
2016 and 2009 StandardsAlgebra 1 (HS Course  90 days)
***This includes both 2016 AND 2009 standards for the 20172018 school year.***
Intro to calculatorshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9qO5CDeto
Order of Operations (Variables, exponents, absolute value, square roots, etc.) [A.1b, A.2, A.3a]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDqOoI4Z6Mhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxaT8ArCKjQhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbPUS0Wbv4https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBgw8K_U9t8
Scientific Notation [A.2]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsulIEGhmI
Simplifying Radicals (square roots) [A.3]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mm31HKBp1Gc
Simplifying Radicals (cubed roots) [A.3]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0KKBJcSsFo
Simplifying Radicals (mixed practice) [A.3]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShWuSJSRCSI
QUIZ/TEST
Properties [A.4]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBgw8K_U9t8
Solving equations (one and two step; incorporating properties from previous day and throughout) [A.4]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tuVd355ROQ
Solving equations (multistep) [A.4]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7RVhbvl6kE
Solving Equations (special solutions) [A.4]
QUIZ/TEST
Solving Formulas / Literal Equations [A.4c]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KRBOMwkIBE
Solving Inequalities (include graphing on a number line) [A.5]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XbMeIN53I
Solving Inequalities [A.5]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzi1I9erTdg
Review Day
TEST
(Cornerstone Task should be completed during this unit.  Dog Park Cornerstone)
Polynomials (naming; add and subtract) [A.2b]
Mini lesson on adding exponents when multiplying like bases, THEN Polynomials (multiplying by a monomial) [A.2a]
Polynomials (multiplying binomials) [A.2b]
Polynomials (multiplying binomials and trinomials) [A.2b]
Mini lesson on subtracting exponents when dividing by like bases, THEN Polynomials (dividing by a monomial) [A.2a]
Polynomials (cover rest of exponential laws  zero power, negative exponents, power raised to a power) [A.2]
Polynomials [A.2]
Review
TEST
END OF 1ST SIX WEEKS GRADING PERIOD
Factoring GCF [A.2c/S.9]
Factoring ax2 + bx + c when a = 1 [A.2c/S.9]
Factoring ax2 + bx + c when a = 1 [A.2c/S.9]
Factoring ax2 + bx + c when a > 1 [A.2c/S.9]
Factoring ax2 + bx + c when a > 1 [A.2c/S.9]
Factoring Review
Factoring TEST
Coordinate Plane [A.7 and prior knowledge from middle school]
Functions/Relations (domain, range, vertical line test) [A.7bf]
Functions/Relations (domain, range, vertical line test) [A.7bf]
Slope from a graph, from two points [A.6a]
Writing Equations given slope and yintercept, or a point [A.6b]
Writing equations given two points [A.6b]
Writing equations of parallel and perpendicular lines [A.6c]
Writing equations of horizontal and vertical lines [A.6c]
Writing equations mixed practice/review [A.6c]
QUIZ/TEST
Graphing Linear equations, from table [A.6]
Graphing Linear Equations from x and y intercepts [A.6]
Graphing Linear Equations using y = mx + b [A.6]
Graphing Linear Equations [A.6]
Graphing Linear Equations [A.6]
Graphing Linear Equations [A.6]
REVIEW/QUIZ/TEST
Direct Variation [A.8]
Inverse Variation [A.8]
QUIZ
Graphing Inequalities (test for check points) [A.5c]
Graphing Inequalities (test for check points) [A.5c]
Graphing Inequalities QUIZ
END OF 2ND SIX WEEKS GRADING PERIOD
Solving Systems of Equations (substitution) [A.4d]
Solving Systems of Equations (elimination) [A.4d]
Solving Systems of Equations (graphing) [A.4d]
Solving Systems of Equations (word problems, including setting up systems to solve) [A.4e]
Solving Systems of Inequalities [A.5c, A.5d]
Solving Systems of Inequalities [A.5c, A.5d]
Review
TEST
(Cornerstone Task should be completed during this unit.  Court Case Cornerstone)
Solving Quadratics graphing [A.4b]
Solving Quadratics factoring [A.4b]
Solving Quadratics quadratic formula [A.4b]
REVIEW/QUIZ/TEST
Box and whiskers creating and comparing [2009  A.10]
Stats; normal distribution curve; mean, mu (𝞵), standard deviation [2009  A.9]
Stats; calculating zscores [2009  A.9]
Stats; mean absolute deviation [2009  A.9]
Stats; review [2009  A.9]
Stats TEST
SOL review…………………………………………….END OF 3RD SIX WEEKS GRADING PERIODAlgebra 1 Standards of Learning
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/testing/sol/standards_docs/mathematics/2009/stds_algebra_1.pdf
Algebra 1 Curriculum Framework
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/testing/sol/frameworks/mathematics_framewks/2009/framewk_algebra1.pdf
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/testing/sol/released_tests/index.shtml
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/testing/sol/released_tests/archive.shtml