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Algebra vs Enhanced Algebra

 

Algebra Enhanced

(two periods)

 

 

Algebra 9

 

 

Recommended Prerequisites:

  • Completion of 8th grade mathematics with a C or below

  • Teacher recommendation highly considered

  • Strong mastery of integer arithmetic, order of operations, and simplifying expression

 

 

 

Recommended Prerequisites:

  • Completion of 8th grade mathematics with a C or better

  • Strong mastery of integer arithmetic, order of operations, simplifying expressions, fraction arithmetic, factors, GCF, LCM, solving one-step equations

 

 

 

Content:

  • Strength basic math skills as needed

  • Expressions and equations

  • Operations with negative numbers

  • Distributing, axioms and other properties

  • Operations with polynomials and radicals

  • Quadratic equations

  • Linear functions

  • Scattered data and probability

  • Properties of exponents

  • Rational algebraic expressions

  • Inequalities

 

 

 

Content:

  • Expressions and equations

  • Operations with negative numbers

  • Distributing, axioms and other properties

  • Operations with polynomials and radicals

  • Quadratic equations

  • Linear functions

  • Scattered data and probability

  • Properties of exponents

  • Rational algebraic expressions

  • Inequalities

 

 

 

Activities:

  • Two periods math class

  • Group work

  • Lectures

  • Quizzes and tests

  • Minutes (CST and CAHSEE prep)

  • Peer tutor and instructional aide in class

  • Homework Club based on recommendation of teacher

 

 

 

Activities:

  • Group work

  • Lectures

  • Quizzes and tests

  • CST prep problems

 

 

 

Homework:

  • Self-pace and mastery of material with assistance of instructor/peer tutor/instructional aide

 

 

 

Homework:

  • Assignments from the text and worksheets

  • Able to use text for reference when doing homework and class work