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!

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Class Resources for Algebra Unit:

Super Jokes

Old school

Our Textbook

(our textbook)






Lesson 1 - Intro to Algebra

Variables, Coefficient, Exponents, Like Terms, Constant Terms, Adding and Suntracting Like Terms


Notes 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



Equations - Algebraic Review

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

worksheet
classnotes