Significant Concept (Big Idea): Algebra has a set of rules that need to be used to correctly model real life situations.

Unit Question:In what contexts can symbols be used to represent numbers

AoI Focus: Approaches to Learning: collaborative skills, communication, information literacy, reflection, problem solving and thinking skills, and conceptional understanding

Unit Objectives: Students should be able to:

formulate a problem as a mathematical expression

use and substitute into, a wide range of formulae

understand algebraic manipulation and simplification

Key Vocabulary:
algebra (algebraic)
evaluate
number pattern
pronumeral
variable
value
rules
axis (Horizontal/Vertical)
consecutive
opposite operations
simplify
squared
substitute

cubed
directed numbers
equation
evaluate
expand
expression
formula
grouping symbols
index (indices)
exponents
powers
integer
like terms

Algebra - The mathematics of generalized math operations!

Students should be able to:

algebra (algebraic)

evaluate

number pattern

pronumeral

variable

value

rules

axis (Horizontal/Vertical)

consecutive

opposite operations

simplify

squared

substitute

directed numbers

equation

evaluate

expand

expression

formula

grouping symbols

index (indices)

exponents

powers

integer

like terms

## Algebra - The mathematics of generalized math operations!

## Class Resources for Algebra Unit:

Super JokesOld schoolOur Textbook

## (our textbook)

## Lesson 1 - Intro to Algebra

Variables, Coefficient, Exponents, Like Terms, Constant Terms, Adding and Suntracting Like TermsNotes from class

Answer Pages 96,97,98 Super Jokes book

## Lesson 2 - Simplifying Algebraic Experssions

Ex 9.04 pg 245 Q(1-3 all, 4 column I, try 5,6,7 challenge questions)## Lesson 3 - Substitution

Ex 9.03 pg 241 Q(1-3 all)## Foundation worksheets (if you finish early extension)

## Lesson 4 and 5 - Distrubitive Property and Index Notation

Ex 9.05 pg 249 Q(1-5 column I and II)

Ex 9.06 pg 250 Q(1-3 column I and II)

## Lesson 6 - Division of Algebraic Expressions

## Lesson 7 - Solving one-step algeraic equations

Ex 9.10 pg 261 Q(3-5 column I and II, 6-7 column I)

## Lesson 8 - Problem Solving with Algebra

Ex 9.11 pg 264 Q(1-3all,5)

## Lesson 9 - Writing Expressions