Algebra 2
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 


2.2 
Function Notation 


2.3 
Function Composition 

2.4 
The Domain and Range of a Function 


2.5 
One to One Functions 

2.6 
Inverse Functions 


2.7 
Key Features of Functions 


Unit 3 

October 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
eMathinstruction Lessons/Videos 

3.1 


3.2 



3.3 



3.4 



3.5 



3.6 



3.7 



End of Quarter 1 

Unit 4 

OctNov 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
eMathinstruction Lessons/Videos 

4.1 



4.2 



4.3 



4.4 



4.5 



4.6 
Exponential Modeling with Percent Growth and Decay 


4.7 



4.8 


4.9 

FIF.4, FIF.7(e) 

4.10 


4.11 



4.12 



4.13 



4.14 



Unit 5 
Sequences and Series 
DecJan 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
eMathinstruction Lessons/Videos 

5.1 



5.2 



5.3 



5.4 


5.5 



5.6 



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 