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Algebra 8

Algebra 8: This is a challenging and fast paced program. Students will study the Common Core Algebra curriculum and will take the Algebra Regents in June. Students who successfully complete this course will receive on high school credit.

 


 

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

September

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 03-10

1.2

Solving Multi-Step Equations

 N.Q.A.1, A.CED.A.1, A.REI.B.3

Pages 11-18

1.3

Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides

 A.CED.A.1, A.REI.B.3

Pages 19-24

1.4

Solving Absolute Value Equations

 A.CED.A.1, A.REI.B.3

Pages 27-34

1.5

Rewriting Equations and Formulas

 A.CED.A.4

Pages 35-42

Unit 2

Solving Linear Inequalities

Sept - Oct

Section

Concepts

CC Standards

Big Ideas Resources

2.1

Writing and Graphing Inequalities

A.CED.1,3

Pages 53-60

2.2

Solving Inequalities Using Addition or Subtraction

A.CED.1,3,A.REI.3

Pages 61-66

2.3

Solving Inequalities Using Multiplication or Division

A.CED.1,3,A.REI.3

Pages 67-72

2.4

Solving Multi-Step Inequalities

A.CED.1,3,A.REI.3

Pages 73-78

2.5

Solving Compound Inequalities

A.CED.A.1, A.REI.B3 

Pages 81-86

2.6

Solving Absolute Value Inequalities

A.CED.A.1, A.REI.B3 

Pages 87-92

Unit 3

Graphing Linear Functions

Oct - Nov

Section

Concepts

CC Standards

Big Ideas Resources

3.1

Functions

 F.IF.A.1

Pages 103-110

3.2

Linear Functions

A.CED.A.2

Pages 111-120

3.3

Function Notation

A-CED.A.2, F-IF.A.1, F-IF.A.2, F-IF.C.7a, F-IF.C.9 

Pages 121-126

3.4

Graphing Linear Equations in Standard Form

A.CED.2,A.REI.10,F.IF.4

Pages 129-134

3.5

Graphing Linear Equations in Slope-Intercept Form

A.CED.2,A.REI.10,F.IF.4

Pages 135-144

3.6

Transformations of Graphs of Linear Functions

F-IF.C.7a, F-BF.B.3 

Pages 145-155

3.7

Graphing Absolute Value Functions

A-CED.A.2, A-REI.D.10, F-IF.C.7b, F-BF.B.3 

Pages 155-162

 End of Quarter 1

Unit 4

Writing Linear Functions

Nov - Dec

Section

Concepts

CC Standards

Big Ideas Resources

4.1

Writing Equations in Slope-Intercept Form

A-CED.A.2, F-BF.A.1a,

F-LE.A.1b, F-LE.A.2 

Pages 175-180

4.2

Writing Equations in Point-Slope Form

A-CED.A.2, F-BF.A.1a, F-LE.A.1b, F-LE.A.2 

Pages 181-186

4.3

Writing Equations of Parallel & Perpendicular Lines

A-CED.A.2, F-LE.A.2 

Pages 188-192

4.4

Scatter Plots and Lines of Fit

F-LE.B.5, S-ID.B.6a, S-ID.B.6c, S-ID.C.7 

Pages 195-200

4.5

Analyzing Lines of Fit

F-LE.B.5, S-ID.B.6a, S-ID.B.6b, S-ID.B.6c, S-ID.C.7, S-ID.C.8, S-ID.C.9 

Pages 201-208

4.6

Arithmetic Sequences

F.BF.2,F.IF.3,F.L.2

Pages 209-216

4.7

Piecewise Functions

A-CED.A.2, A-REI.D.10, F-IF.C.7b 

Pages 217-224

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

 A-CED.A.3, A-REI.C.6

Pages 235-240

5.2

Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution

 A-CED.A.3, A-REI.C.6

Pages 241-246

5.3

Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Elimination

A-CED.A.3, A-REI.C.5, A-REI.C.6 

Pages 247-252

5.4

Solving Special Systems of Linear Equations

A-CED.A.3, A-REI.C.6 

Pages 253-258

5.5

Solving Equations by Graphing

A-CED.A.3, A-REI.D.11 

Pages 261-266

5.6

Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables

 A-CED.A.3, A-REI.D.12

Pages 267-272

5.7

Systems of Linear Inequalities

A-CED.A.3, A-REI.D.12 

Pages 273-280

Unit 6

Exponential Functions & Sequences

Jan - Feb

Section

Concepts

CC Standards

Big Ideas Resources

6.1

Properties of Exponents

N-RN.A.2 

Pages 291-298

6.2

Radical and Rational Exponents

N-RN.A.1, N-RN.A.2 

Pages 299-304

6.3

Exponential Functions

A.REI.3,11,F.BF.3,F.IF7e,F.LE1a,2

Pages 305-312

6.4

Exponential Growth and Decay

A.SSE.1a,1b,F.IF.7e

Pages 313-322

 End of Quarter 2

6.5

Solving Exponential Equations

 A-CED.A.1, A-REI.A.1, A-REI.D.11

Pages 325-330

6.6

Geometric Sequences

F.BF.2,F.IF.3,F.LE.2

Pages 331-338

6.7

Recursively Defined Sequences

F-IF.A.3, F-BF.A.1a,

F-BF.A.2, F-LE.A.2 

Pages 339-346

Unit 7

Polynomial Equations and Factoring

Feb - Mar

Section

Concepts

CC Standards

Big Ideas Resources

7.1

Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

A-APR.A.1 

Pages 357-364

7.2

Multiplying Polynomials

A.APR.1

Pages 365-370

7.3

Special Products of Polynomials

A.APR.1

Pages 371-376

7.4

Solving Polynomials Equations in Factored Form

A.REI.4b

Pages 377-382

7.5

Factoring x^2 + bx + c

A.REI.4b,A.SSE.3a

Pages 385-390

7.6

Factoring ax^2 bx + c

A.REI.4b,A.SSE.3a

Pages 391-396

7.7

Factoring Special Products

A.REI.4b,A.SSE.2,3a

Pages 397-402

7.8

Factoring Polynomials Completely

A-SSE.A.2, A-SSE.B.3a 

Pages 403-408

Unit 8

Graphing Quadratic Functions

Mar - Apr

Section

Concepts

CC Standards

Big Ideas Resources

8.1

Graphing f(x) = ax^2

A-CED.A.2, F-IF.C.7a, F-BF.B.3 

Pages 419-424

8.2

Graphing f(x) = ax^2 + c

A-CED.A.2, F-IF.C.7a, F-BF.B.3 

Pages 425-430

8.3

Graphing f(x) = ax^2 +bx + c

A-CED.A.2, F-IF.C.7a, F-IF.C.9 

Pages 431-438

8.4

Graphing f(x) = a(x-h)^2 + k

A-CED.A.2, F-IF.B.4, F-BF.A.1a, F-BF.B.3 

Pages 441-448

8.5

Using Intercept Form

A-SSE.B.3a, A-APR.B.3, A-CED.A.2, F-IF.B.4, F-IF.C.8a, F-BF.A.1a 

Pages 449-458

8.6

Comparing Linear, Exponential, and Quadratic Functions

 F-IF.B.6, F-BF.A.1a, F-LE.A.3

Pages 459-468

 End of Quarter 3

Unit 9

Solving Quadratic Equations

Apr - May

Section

Concepts

CC Standards

Big Ideas Resources

9.1

Properties of Radicals

 N-RN.A.2, N-RN.B.3

Pages 479-488

9.2

Solving Quadratic Equations by Graphing

A.REI.4b, A.REI.11

Pages 489-496

9.3

Solving Quadratic Equations Using Square Roots

A.REI.4b, A.REI.11

Pages 497-502

9.4

Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square

A.REI.4a,4b,A.SSE.3b,F.IF.8a

Pages 505-514

9.5

Solving Quadratic Equations Using the Quadratic Formula

A.REI.4a,4b

Pages 515-524

9.6

Solving Nonlinear Systems of Equations

 A-REI.C.7, A-REI.D.11

Pages 525-532

Unit 10

Graphing Quadratic Functions

May

Section

Concepts

CC Standards

Big Ideas Resources

10.1

Graphing Square Root Functions

A-CED.A.2, F-IF.B.4,

F-IF.B.6, F-IF.C.7b, F-IF.C.9 

Pages 543-550

10.2

Graphing Cube Root Functions

A-CED.A.2, F-IF.B.4, F-IF.B.6, F-IF.C.7b, F-IF.C.9 

Pages 551-556

10.3

Solving Radical Equations

A-CED.A.1 

Pages 559-566

10.4

Inverse of a Function

F-BF.B.4a 

Pages 567-574

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 585-592

11.2

Box-and-Whisker Plots

S.ID.2,3

Pages 593-598

11.3

Shapes of Dispersions

S.ID.2,3

Pages 599-606

11.4

Two-way Tables

8.SP.4,S.ID.5

Pages 609-616

11.5

Choosing a Data Display

S.ID.1

Pages 617-622