SimCalc MathWorlds® Algebra 1 Curriculum

 

Curriculum Units

Introduction - Download the Starter Package

Unit 1 - covers piecewise-linear Position vs. Time Graph, slope as rate of change, varying rates & positive and negative velocities

Unit 2 - covers slope as rate of change, piecewise functions, positive/negative/zero slopes, mathematical story narration & communicate mathematical ideas

Unit 3 - covers matching graphs and motions, writing linear functions in slope-intercept form, & relating slopes and y-intercepts to velocity and initial position

Unit 4 - covers parallel lines, varying y-intercept ("b") in y=mx+b, families of functions, slope as rate, varying slope ("m") in y=mx+b, & writing the function rule for a line

Unit 5 - covers variations of slope ("m") and y-intercept ("b") in y=mx+b, slope as rate, slope-intercept form of a line, & families of functions

Unit 6 - solving systems of equations, intersection of graphs, estimation, & writing systems of equations

Unit 7 - using a Calculator Based Ranger (CBR or CBL2), physical motion, variations of rate and slope, negative slope & systems of equations

Unit 8 - building linear functions, accumulation of income, graphical ways of thinking about rate situations, solving systems of linear functions, & slope-intercept form of linear functions

Unit 9 - practices with problems requiring algebraic solutions, motion-based word problems, graphical interpretation, system of linear functions, & slope-intercept form of linear functions

Unit 10 - solving systems of equations, algebraically defined piecewise functions, determining function expressions for piecewise functions, slope, relating slopes to velocity, rate, domain, ...

Unit 11 - variations of slope ("m") and y-intercept ("b") in y=mx+b, slope as rate, slope-intercept form of a line, & families of functions

Unit 12 - word problems, domain, intersection of graphs, continuous function, slope-intercept form of linear functions, solutions of systems of equations, & conversion of units

Assessments - Download Assessment Documents for Algebra 1 Curriculum Units

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