 White Plains Public Schools
 Curricula

Algebra 2: This course follows the New York State curriculum for Algebra 2 Trigonometry. Topics include the study of rational and radical expressions, quadratic, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions, imaginary numbers, statistics, probability and sequences and series. The final exam is the Algebra 2 Trigonometry 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
Algebraic Essentials Review
September
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
eMathinstruction Lessons/Videos
1.1
Variables, Terms, and Expressions
A.APR.1
1.2
Solving Linear Equations
A.CED.A.1
1.3
Common Algebraic Expressions
1.4
Basic Exponent Manipulation
1.5
Multiplying Polynomials
A.APR.1
Unit 2
Functions as the Cornerstones of Algebra II
September
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
eMathinstruction Lessons/Videos
2.1
Introduction to Functions
FIF.1
2.2
Function Notation
FIF.1, FIF.2
2.3
Function Composition
2.4
The Domain and Range of a Function
FIF.1, FIF.2, FIF.5, FIF.6
2.5
One to One Functions
2.6
Inverse Functions
FBF.4
2.7
Key Features of Functions
FIF.9, FIF.4
Unit 3
Linear Functions, Equations, and Their Algebra
October
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
eMathinstruction Lessons/Videos
3.1
Direct Variation
3.2
Average Rate of Change
FIF.6
3.3
Forms of a Line
FLE.5
3.4
Linear Modeling
FLE.5
3.5
Inverses of Linear Functions
FBF.4
3.6
Piecewise Linear Functions
ACED.3, FIF.6, FIF.7(b)
3.7
Systems of Linear Equations (3 by 3)
AREI.6
End of Quarter 1
Unit 4
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
OctNov
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
eMathinstruction Lessons/Videos
4.1
Integer Exponents
NRN.2
4.2
Rational Exponents
NRN.1, NRN.2
4.3
Exponential Function Basics
FLE.5
4.4
Finding Equations of Exponentials
FLE.2
4.5
The Method of Common Bases
ACED.2
4.6
Exponential Modeling with Percent Growth and Decay
ACED.1, ASSE.3
4.7
Mindful Percent Manipulations
ASSE.3
4.8
Introduction to Logarithms
4.9
Graphs of Logarithms
FIF.4, FIF.7(e)
4.10
Logarithm Laws
4.11
Solving Exponential Equations Using Logarithms
FLE.4
4.12
The Number e and the Natural Logarithm
FLE.4
4.13
Compound Interest
FIF.8, FBF.1(a), AASSE.3
4.14
Newton's Law of Cooling
FBF.1(b)
Unit 5
Sequences and Series
DecJan
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
eMathinstruction Lessons/Videos
5.1
Sequences
FIF.3, FBF.2
5.2
Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
FBF.2, FLE.2
5.3
Summation Notation
ASSE.4
5.4
Arithmetic Series
5.5
Geometric Series
ASSE.4
5.6
Mortgage Payments
ASSE.4
End of Quarter 2
Unit 6
Quadratic Functions and Their Algebra
February
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
eMathinstruction Lessons/Videos
6.1
Quadratic Function Review
FIF.4
6.2
Factoring
ASSE.2
6.3
Factoring Trinomials
ASSE.2
6.4
Factoring Completely
ASSE.2
6.5
Factoring by Grouping
ASSE.2
6.6
The Zero Product Law
AAPR.3, AREI.4
6.7
Quadratic Inequalities in One Variable
ACED.1
6.8
Completing the Square and Shifting Parabolas
FBF.3
6.9
Modeling with Quadratic Functions
ACED.1
6.10
Equations of Circles
AREI.7
6.11
The Locus Definition of a Parabola
GGPE.2
Unit 7
Transformations of Functions
FebMarch
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
eMathinstruction Lessons/Videos
7.1
Shifting Functions
FBF.3
7.2
Reflecting Parabolas
FBF.3
7.3
Vertically Stretching of Functions
FBF.3
7.4
Horizontal Stretching of Functions
FBF.3
7.5
Even and Odd Functions
FBF.3
Unit 8
Radicals and the Quadratic Formula
March
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
eMathinstruction Lessons/Videos
8.1
Square Root Functions
FIF.4
8.2
Solving Square Root Equations
AREI.2
8.3
The Basic Exponent Properties
NRN.2
8.4
Fractional Exponents Revisited
NRN.1, NRN.2
8.5
More Exponent Practice
NRN.2
8.6
The Quadratic Formula
AREI.4(b)
8.7
More Work with the Quadratic Formula
AREI.4(b)
Unit 9
Complex Numbers
March
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
eMathinstruction Lessons/Videos
9.1
Imaginary Numbers
NCN.1
9.2
Complex Numbers
NCN.1, NCN.2
9.3
Solving Quadratic Equations with Complex Solutions
AREI.4, NCN.7
9.4
The Discriminant of a Quadratic
AREI.4, NCN.7
End of Quarter 3
Unit 10
Polynomial and Rational Functions
April
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
eMathinstruction Lessons/Videos
10.1
Power Functions
FIF.4, FBF.3
10.2
Graphs and Zeros of a Polynomial
AAPR.3, FIF.4, FIF.7
10.3
Creating Polynomial. Equations
FIF.7
10.4
Polynomial Identities
AAPR.4
10.5
Introduction to Rational Functions
FIF.4
10.6
Simplifying Rational Expressions
AAPR.6
10.7
Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
AAPR.6
10.8
Combining Rational Expressions Using Addition and Subtraction
AAPR.6
10.9
Complex Fractions
10.10
Polynomial Long Division
AAPR.6
10.11
The Remainder Theorem
AAPR.2, AAPR.6
10.12
Solving Rational Equations
AREI.2
10.13
Solving Rational Inequalities
ACED.1
10.14
Reasoning About Radical and Rational. Equations
AREI.1
Unit 11
The Circular Functions
AprilMay
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
eMathinstruction Lessons/Videos
11.1
Rotations and Angle Terminology
11.2
Radian Angle Measurement
FTF.1
11.3
The Unit Circle
FTF.2
11.4
The Definition of the Sine and Cosine Functions
FTF.2, FTF.8
11.5
More Work with the Sine and Cosine Functions
FTF.2, FTF.8
11.6
Basic Graphs of Sine and Cosine
FTF.5, FIF.7(e)
11.7
Vertical Shifting of Sinusoidal Graphs
FTF.5, FIF.7(e)
11.8
The Frequency and Period of a Sinusoidal Graph
FTF.5, FIF.7(e)
11.9
Sinusoidal Modeling
FTF.5, FIF.7(e)
11.10
The Tangent Function
FTF.8
11.11
The Reciprocal Functions
FTF.8
Unit 12
Probability
May
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
eMathinstruction Lessons/Videos
12.1
Introduction to Probability
12.2
Sets and Probability
SCP.1
12.3
Adding Probabilities
SCP.7
12.4
Conditional Probability
SCP.3, SCP.4, SCP.5, SCP.6
12.5
Independent and Dependent Events
SCP.2, SCP.4, SCP.5
12.6
Multiplying Probabilities
SCP.4, SCP.2
Unit 13
Statistics
May  June
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
eMathinstruction Lessons/Videos
13.1
Variability and Sampling
SIC.3
13.2
Population Parameters
13.3
The Normal Distributions
SID.4
13.4
The Normal Distribution and ZScores
SID.4
13.5
Sample Means
SIC.1, SIC.2, SIC.5
13.6
Sample Proportions
SIC.1, SIC.4
13.7
The Difference in Sample Means
SIC.5
13.8
Linear Regression and Lines of Best Fit
SID.6(a)
13.9
Other Types of Regression
SID.6(a)
End of Quarter 4