__Unit 4 - Linear Functions__

__Unit 4 - Linear Functions__

__Unit 3 - Functions__

__Unit 2 - Equations and Inequalities__

Students in Algebra 1 will take a Mid-term and a Final. Students need to make sure they keep all packets , notes , tests , quizzes and handouts in an organized and safe place so that they will have materials to study from when the time comes.

**Graphing Calculators and Scientific Calculators will be used in 8th grade**

- There is a classroom set of graphing calculators for students.
- There are scientific calculators for students to use in my classroom, however each student should have their own scientific calculator for homework.

Algebra 1 CurriculumHaddam Killingworth High School Mathematics Department and Algebra 1 at HKMS.

__Connecticut Common Core State Standards Algebra 1 Curriculum__- Connecticut’s new Algebra I Curriculum is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM), adopted in 2010.
- This curriculum is designed to help students develop their comprehension of algebra topics rather than simply learn step-by-step procedures.
- Students study algebra in the context of real-world application problems.
- The Curriculum will help prepare students for college and career readiness and for the SBAC and SAT Assessments.
- Students do not have a textbook.
- All activities used for classwork and homework can be accessed online at: www.ctcorestandards.org (Click “Materials for Teachers” and then “Mathematics”)
- Your student will be working with his/her peers in class and possibly for some projects.
- Students will be using a graphing calculator in class.
- Students will use the computer for some investigations.
- Students may not take as many traditional notes as in the past; notes are embedded in many activities.
- Students will be modeling mathematics when using manipulatives (materials) such as Algebra tiles®, which you do NOT need to purchase.
- Student progress will be assessed using a variety of informal methods, performance tasks, and traditional paper and pencil tests..
- Students will be using a graphing calculator in class.
- Students will use the computer for some investigations.
- Students may not take as many traditional notes as in the past; notes are embedded in many activities.
- Students will be modeling mathematics when using manipulatives (materials) such as Algebra tiles®, which you do NOT need to purchase.
- Student progress will be assessed using a variety of informal methods, performance tasks, and traditional paper and pencil tests.