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8th Grade Algebra I Weekly Agenda

Agenda: Sept 21 – 25

***Since we are no longer on the “A/B” schedule, homework will be assigned 2-3 nights per week and will be checked for completion. Each assignment will be worth 10 points.

Day of Week

Procedure

Homework

Monday

  1. Complete bell-ringer on Smartboard.
  2. Go over graded Activity 1 quizzes.
  3. Complete Lesson 2-1 #1-5 and take notes on solving multi-step equations.
  4. Practice solving multi-step equations using dry-erase boards.

 

Complete multi-step equations worksheet

Tuesday

  1. Complete bell-ringer on Smartboard.
  2. Go over homework.
  3. Finish Lesson 2-1.  
  4. Complete practice worksheet; check and discuss as a class.

Pg 18 #13-17

Wednesday

  1. Complete bell-ringer on Smartboard.
  2. Go over homework.
  3. Complete mini-lesson: Profit and Revenue.
  4. Complete Lesson 2-2 (Equations with Variables on Both Sides).

Pg 21 #11-15

Thursday

  1. Complete bell-ringer on Smartboard.
  2. Go over homework.
  3. Complete lesson 2-3 (More Complex Equations).
  4. Use dry-erase boards to review for test.

Study for test (look under the Activity 2 topic on google classroom for study resources)

Friday

  1. No bell-ringer; get ready for test.
  2. Test: Writing and Solving Multi-step Equations
  3. Mini-lesson: The Real Number System

 

Have a great weekend J

 

Activity 2 Khan Academy Video

*These videos loosely correlate to the lessons we are learning in class.  They are great for extra practice and/or when you are absent!

Activity 2

Solving Equations

2-1 Learning Targets:

  • Use the algebraic method to solve an equation.
  • Write and solved an equation to model a real-world situation.

2-2 Learning Targets:

  • Write and solve an equation to model a real-world situation.
  • Interpret parts of an expression in terms of its context.

2-3 Learning Targets:

  • Solve complex equations with variables on both sides and justify each step in the solution process.
  • Write and solve an equation to model a real-world situation.

2-4 Learning Targets:

  • Identify equations that have no solution.
  • Identify equations that have infinitely many solutions.

2-5 Learning Targets:

  • Solve literal equations for a specified variable.
  • Use a formula that has been solved for a specified variable to determine an unknown quantity.

The “Why” of Algebra:  Equation Basics

Why we do the same thing to both sides: Simple equations

Why we do the same thing to both sides: Multi-step equations

Representing a relationship with a simple equation

One-step equation intuition

Simple Equations

Simple equations of the form ax = b

Simple equations of the from x/a = b

Simple equations of the form x + a = b

Simple equations: examples involving a variety of forms

Equations with Variable on Both Sides

Solving two-step equations                                                  

Example: two-step equations

Adding and subtracting from both sides of an equation

Dividing from both sides of an equation

Example: two-step equation with numerator x

More Complex Equations

Solving a more complicated equation

Variables on both sides

Example 1: Variables on both sides                                     

Example 2: Variables on both sides

Solving equations with the distributive property

Solving equations with the distributive property 2

Equations with No Solutions or Infinitely Many Solutions

Equation special cases

Number of solutions to linear equations

Number of solutions to linear equations ex 2

Number of solutions to linear equations ex 3

Rearrange formulas to isolate specific variables

Solving Literal Equations for a Variable

Solving for a variable

Solving for a variable 2

Example: Solving for a variable