# COURSE OUTLINE

Textbook:    Algebra 1 Common Core Curriculum by BIG IDEAS Learning.com

COURSE OUTLINE

Fall Semester --- AUGUST 2017:

1) Expressions, equations: evaluate expressions, order of operations, write equations and inequalities, word problem solving strategies.

2) Properties of numbers: add, subtract, multiply, and divide real numbers.

3) Solve linear equations: solve various equations including absolute value, multistep equations, and proportions.

4) Functions: Coordinate plane, graph linear equations using a table, slope, and intercepts, parallel and perpendicular lines.

5) Solving linear inequalities: solve and graph linear inequalities.

6) Systems of equations and inequalities: solve by addition method, elimination, substitution and graphically.

Spring Semester -- JANUARY 2018:

1) Exponents: exponent rules.

2) Polynomials: add, subtract, multiply, and divide polynomials.

3) Factoring: finding a common factor for all terms in a polynomial, recognizing the difference of two squares and recognizing perfect square binomials.

4) Quadratic functions and equations: solve by factoring, graphing, quadratic formula, completing the square. Learn basic parts of parabolas.

5) Analyze data: box plots (median), scatter plots (correlation),lines of best fit, standard deviation and coefficient of determination (r squared).

# ANNOUNCEMENTS -- FALL 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017 (08/14/2017)--> Pupil Free Day

TUESDAY, August 15, 2017 --> First Day of Instruction (ALGEBRA 1A)

HOLIDAY --> Friday, September 01, 2017 (09/01/2017) Admissions Day

HOLIDAY --> Monday, September 04, 2017 Labor Day

Thursday, September 21, 2017 --> Unassigned Day

HOLIDAY --> Friday, November 10, 2017 (11/10/2017) Veterans Day

Mon 11/20/17 through Fri 11/24/17 NO SCHOOL

Friday, December 15th --> LAST DAY!

# ANNOUNCEMENTS - (OLD)

TUESDAY, January 3rd 2017 --> First Day of Instruction (ALGEBRA 1B)

HOLIDAY --> Monday 01-16-2017 Dr. Martin L. King's Birthday

HOLIDAY --> Monday 02-20-2017 Presidents's Day

Friday 03/31/17 through Tuesday 05/16/17 NO SCHOOL for B-track (6 weeks)

Wednesday, 05/17/17 --> Pupil Free Day

Thursday, 05/18/17--> B-track is back!

HOLIDAY --> Monday 05-29-2017 Memorial Day

Friday, June 30th, 2017 --> LAST DAY of Instruction - ALL TRACKS

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