 White Plains Public Schools
 Curricula

Algebra 1: This course follows the New York State curriculum for Integrated Algebra and is designed for the students who achieved at least level 2 proficiency on the New York State Grade 8 test. Topics include the algebraic concepts of writing, solving and graphing linear and quadratic equations, probability and statistics. The final exam is the Algebra Regents.
Please note that the timelines listed below are a guide. Teachers modify their pacing based on student needs in order to ensure concept mastery.Unit 1
Solving Linear Equations
Sept  Oct
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
Big Ideas Resources
1.1
Solving Simple Equations
A.CED.A.1 , A.REI.A.1, A.REI.B.3
Pages 0310
1.2
Solving MultiStep Equations
N.Q.A.1, A.CED.A.1, A.REI.B.3
Pages 1118
1.3
Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides
A.CED.A.1, A.REI.B.3
Pages 1924
1.5
Rewriting Equations and Formulas
A.CED.A.4
Pages 3542
Unit 2
Solving Linear Inequalities
October
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
Big Ideas Resources
2.1
Writing and Graphing Inequalities
A.CED.1,1
Pages 5360
2.2
Solving Inequalities Using Addition or Subtraction
A.CED.A.1A.REI.B.3
Pages 6166
2.3
Solving Inequalities Using Multiplication or Division
A.CED.A,1, A.REI.B.3
Pages 6772
2.4
Solving MultiStep Inequalities
A.CED.A.1, A.REI.B.3
Pages 7378
Unit 3
Graphing Linear Functions
Oct  Nov
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
Big Ideas Resources
3.1
Functions
F.IF.A.1
Pages 103110
3.2
Linear Functions
A.CED.A.2
Pages 111120
3.3
Function Notation
ACED.A.2, FIF.A.1, FIF.A.2, FIF.C.7a, FIF.C.9
Pages 121126
End of Quarter 1
3.4
Graphing Linear Equations in Standard Form
A.CED.2,A.REI.10,F.IF.4
Pages 129134
3.5
Graphing Linear Equations in SlopeIntercept Form
A.CED.2,A.REI.10,F.IF.4
Pages 135144
3.6
Transformations of Graphs of Linear Functions
FIF.C.7a, FBF.B.3
Pages 145155
3.7
Graphing Absolute Value Functions
ACED.A.2, AREI.D.10, FIF.C.7b, FBF.B.3
Pages 155162
Unit 4
Writing Linear Functions
Nov  Dec
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
Big Ideas Resources
4.1
Writing Equations in SlopeIntercept Form
ACED.A.2, FBF.A.1a,FLE.A.1b, FLE.A.2
Pages 175180
4.2
Writing Equations in PointSlope Form
ACED.A.2, FBF.A.1a,FLE.A.1b, FLE.A.2
Pages 181186
4.3
Writing Equations of Parallel Lines
ACED.A.2, FLE.A.2
Pages 188192
4.4
Scatter Plots and Lines of Fit
FLE.B.5, SID.B.6a,SID.B.6c, SID.C.7
Pages 195200
4.5
Analyzing Lines of Fit
FLE.B.5, SID.B.6a, SID.B.6b, SID.B.6c, SID.C.7, SID.C.8, SID.C.9
Pages 201208
4.6
Arithmetic Sequences
FIF.A.3, FBF.A.1a, FBF.A.2, FLE.A.2
Pages 209216
4.7
Piecewise Functions
ACED.A.2, AREI.D.10,FIF.C.7b
Pages 217224
Unit 5
Solving Systems of Linear Equations
Dec  Jan
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
Big Ideas Resources
5.1
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
ACED.A.3, AREI.C.6
Pages 235240
5.2
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution
ACED.A.3, AREI.C.6
Pages 241246
5.3
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Elimination
ACED.A.3, AREI.C.5, AREI.C.6
Pages 247252
5.4
Solving Special Systems of Linear Equations
ACED.A.3, AREI.C.6
Pages 253258
5.5
Solving Equations by Graphing
ACED.A.3, AREI.D.11
Pages 261266
5.6
Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
ACED.A.3, AREI.D.12
Pages 267272
5.7
Systems of Linear Inequalities
ACED.A.3, AREI.D.12
Pages 273280
Unit 6
Exponential Functions & Sequences
Jan  Feb
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
Big Ideas Resources
6.1
Properties of Exponents
NRN.A.2
Pages 291298
6.3
Exponential Functions
ACED.A.2, FIF.B.4,F,IF.C.7e, FIF.C.9,FBF.A.1a,FBF.B.3,FLE.A.1a,FLE.A.2
Pages 305312
6.4
Exponential Growth and Decay
ASSE.B.3c, ACED.A.2,FIF.C.7e, FIF.C.8b,FBF.A.1a,FLE.A.1c,FLE.A.2
Pages 313322
6.5
Solving Exponential Equations
ACED.A.1, AREI.A.1,AREI.D.11
Pages 325330
6.6
Geometric Sequences
FIF.A.3, FBF.A.2,FLE.A.2
Pages 331338
6.7
Recursively Defined Sequences
FIF.A.3, FBF.A.1a,FBF.A.2, FLE.A.2
Pages 339346
End of Quarter 2
Unit 7
Polynomial Equations and Factoring
Feb  Mar
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
Big Ideas Resources
7.1
Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
AAPR.A.1
Pages 357364
7.2
Multiplying Polynomials
A.APR.1
Pages 365370
7.3
Special Products of Polynomials
A.APR.1
Pages 371376
7.4
Solving Polynomials Equations in Factored Form
A.REI.4b
Pages 377382
7.5
Factoring x^2 + bx + c
A.REI.4b,A.SSE.3a
Pages 385390
7.6
Factoring ax^2 bx + c
A.REI.4b,A.SSE.3a
Pages 391396
7.7
Factoring Special Products
A.REI.4b,A.SSE.2,3a
Pages 397402
7.8
Factoring Polynomials Completely
ASSE.A.2, ASSE.B.3a
Pages 403408
Unit 8
Graphing Quadratic Functions
Mar  Apr
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
Big Ideas Resources
8.1
Graphing f(x) = ax^2
ACED.A.2, FIF.C.7a, FBF.B.3
Pages 419424
8.2
Graphing f(x) = ax^2 + c
ACED.A.2, FIF.C.7a, FBF.B.3
Pages 425430
8.3
Graphing f(x) = ax^2 +bx + c
ACED.A.2, FIF.C.7a, FIF.C.9
Pages 431438
End of Quarter 3
8.4
Graphing f(x) = a(xh)^2 + k
ACED.A.2, FIF.B.4, FBF.A.1a, FBF.B.3
Pages 441448
8.6
Comparing Linear, Exponential, and Quadratic Functions
FIF.B.6, FBF.A.1a, FLE.A.3
Pages 459468
Unit 9
Solving Quadratic Equations
Apr  May
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
Big Ideas Resources
9.1
Properties of Radicals
NRN.A.2,NRN.B.3
Pages 479488
9.2
Solving Quadratic Equations by Graphing
A.REI.4b, A.REI.11
Pages 489496
9.3
Solving Quadratic Equations Using Square Roots
A.REI.4b, A.REI.11
Pages 497502
9.4
Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
A.REI.4a,4b,A.SSE.3b,F.IF.8a
Pages 505514
9.5
Solving Quadratic Equations Using the Quadratic Formula
A.REI.4a,4b
Pages 515524
9.6
Solving Nonlinear Systems of Equations
AREI.C.7, AREI.D.11
Pages 525532
Unit 10
Graphing Quadratic Functions
Apr  May
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
Big Ideas Resources
10.1
Graphing Square Root Functions
ACED.A.2, FIF.B.4,FIF.B.6, FIF.C.7b, FIF.C.9
Pages 543550
Unit 11
Data Analysis and Displays
May  June
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
Big Ideas Resources
11.1
Measures of Center and Variation
S.ID.2,3
Pages 585592
11.2
BoxandWhisker Plots
S.ID.2,3
Pages 593598
11.5
Choosing a Data Display
S.ID.1
Pages 617622