Algebra 1 Syllabus
Wednesdays at MAS, 2015-2016
Mr. Robinson |
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Week | What to do this week | Assignments |

Week 1Week of 09/09/15 | ☐ Section 1.1: Variables and Expressions ☐ Section 1.2: Order of Operations ☐ Section 1.3: Equations ☐ HW 1A ☐ Section 1.4: Translating Words into Expressions ☐ Section 1.5: Translating Words into Equations ☐ Section 1.6: Recognizing Facts, Drawing Diagrams ☐ HW 1B | Due 09/16: HW 1A HW 1B |

Week 2Week of 09/16/15 | ☐ Section 1.7: Solving Problems ☐ HW 1C ☐ Section 1.8: Positive and Negative, Inequalities ☐ Section 1.9: Absolute Value ☐ HW 1D ☐ HW 1E (Honors) ☐ Chapter 1 Test | Due 09/23: HW 1C HW 1D HW 1E (Honors) Chapter 1 Test |

Week 3Week of 09/23/15 | ☐ Section 2.1: Assumptions about Real Numbers ☐ Section 2.2: The Number Line and Addition ☐ Section 2.3: Addition of Real Numbers ☐ Section 2.4: Subtraction ☐ HW 2A ☐ Section 2.5: The Distributive Property ☐ Section 2.6: Properties of Multiplication ☐ HW 2B | Due 09/30: HW 2A HW 2B |

Week 4Week of 09/30/15 | ☐ Section 2.7: Consecutive Integers, Even and Odd ☐ Section 2.8: Reciprocals ☐ HW 2C ☐ Section 2.9: Division with Real Numbers ☐ HW 2D ☐ HW 2E (Honors) ☐ Chapter 2 Test | Due 10/07: HW 2C HW 2D HW 2E (Honors) Chapter 2 Test |

Week 5Week of 10/07/15 | ☐ Section 3.1: Equations with Addition and Subtraction ☐ Section 3.2: Equations with Multiplication and Division ☐ HW 3A ☐ Section 3.3: Solving Equations in Multiple Steps ☐ HW 3B | Due 10/14: HW 3A HW 3B |

Week 6Week of 10/14/15 | ☐ Section 3.4: Translating Word Problems into Equations ☐ Section 3.5: Equations with Variables on Both Sides ☐ HW 3C ☐ Section 3.6: Organizing Information with Charts ☐ HW 3D ☐ Section 3.7: Techniques for Transforming Equations ☐ HW 3E (Honors) ☐ Chapter 3 Test | Due 10/21: HW 3C HW 3D HW 3E (Honors) Chapter 3 Test |

Week 7Week of 10/21/15 | ☐ Section 4.1: Exponential Notation ☐ Section 4.2: Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials ☐ HW 4A ☐ Section 4.3: Multiplying Polynomials ☐ Section 4.4: Raising Monomials to a Power ☐ HW 4B ☐ Section 4.5: Multiplying Polynomials by Monomials | Due 10/28: HW 4A HW 4B |

Week 8Week of 10/28/15 | ☐ Section 4.6: Multiplying Polynomials ☐ HW 4C ☐ Section 4.7: Formulas ☐ Section 4.8: Distance, Rate and Time Problems ☐ Section 4.9: Problems Involving Area ☐ Section 4.10: Problems with no Solution ☐ HW 4D (Honors) ☐ Chapter 4 Test | Due 11/04: HW 4C HW 4D (Honors) Chapter 4 Test |

Week 9Week of 11/04/15 | ☐ Section 5.1: Factoring Integers ☐ HW 5A ☐ Section 5.2: Dividing Monomials ☐ Section 5.3: Dividing a Monomial by a Polynomial ☐ HW 5B | Due 11/11: HW 5A HW 5B |

Week 10Week of 11/11/15 | ☐ Section 5.4: Multiplying Binomials ☐ Section 5.5: The Difference of Two Squares ☐ HW 5C ☐ Section 5.6: Squaring Binomials | Due 11/18: HW 5C |

Week 11Week of 11/18/15 | ☐ Section 5.7: Factoring Quadratics ☐ Section 5.8: Factoring Polynomials ☐ HW 5D ☐ Section 5.9: Factoring Polynomials | Due 12/02: HW 5D |

Week 12Week of 12/02/15 | ☐ Section 5.10: Factoring by Grouping Terms ☐ Section 5.11: Combining Factoring Methods ☐ Section 5.12: Using Factoring to Solve Equations ☐ HW 5E (Honors) ☐ Chapter 5 Test | Due 12/09: HW 5E (Honors) Chapter 5 Test |

Week 13Week of 12/09/15 | ☐ Review for Exam | Due 12/16: |

Week 14Week of 12/16/15 | ☐ Semester 1 Exam | Due 01/06: |

Week 15Week of 01/06/16 | ☐ Section 6.1: Simplifying Fractions ☐ HW 6A ☐ Section 6.2: Multiplying Fractions ☐ Section 6.3: Dividing Fractions ☐ HW 6B | Due 01/13: HW 6A HW 6B |

Week 16Week of 01/13/16 | ☐ Section 6.4: Least Common Denominators ☐ Section 6.5: Adding and Subtracting Fractions ☐ HW 6C ☐ Section 6.6: Mixed Numbers and Expressions ☐ Section 6.7: Dividing Polynomials ☐ HW 6D ☐ HW 6E (Honors) ☐ Chapter 6 Test | Due 01/20: HW 6C HW 6D HW 6E (Honors) Chapter 6 Test |

Week 17Week of 01/20/16 | ☐ Section 7.1: Ratios ☐ Section 7.2: Proportions ☐ HW 7A ☐ Section 7.3: Equations with Fractional Coefficients ☐ Section 7.4: Fractional Equations ☐ HW 7B | Due 01/27: HW 7A HW 7B |

Week 18Week of 01/27/16 | ☐ Section 7.5: Percents ☐ HW 7C ☐ Section 7.6: Percent Problems ☐ Section 7.7: Mixture Problems ☐ (section 7.8 is deliberately omitted) ☐ Section 7.9: Negative Exponents ☐ Section 7.10: Scientific Notation ☐ HW 7D ☐ Chapter 7 Test | Due 02/03: HW 7C HW 7D Chapter 7 Test |

Week 19Week of 02/03/16 | ☐ Section 8.1: Equations with Two Variables ☐ Section 8.2: The Cartesian Coordinate System ☐ HW 8A ☐ Section 8.3: Graphing Equations of Lines ☐ HW 8B ☐ Section 8.4: Slope ☐ HW 8C | Due 02/10: HW 8A HW 8B HW 8C |

Week 20Week of 02/10/16 | ☐ Section 8.5: Direct Variation Equations ☐ HW 8D ☐ Section 8.6: Slope-Intercept Form ☐ HW 8E ☐ Section 8.7: Parallel and Perpendicular Lines | Due 02/17: HW 8D HW 8E |

Week 21Week of 02/17/16 | ☐ Section 8.8: Point-Slope Form ☐ HW 8F ☐ Section 8.9: Introduction to Functions ☐ HW 8G ☐ Section 8.10: Inverse Variation ☐ HW 8H ☐ Chapter 8 Test | Due 02/24: HW 8F HW 8G HW 8H Chapter 8 Test |

Week 22Week of 02/24/16 | ☐ Section 9.1: Solving Systems by Graphing ☐ HW 9A ☐ Section 9.2: Solving Systems by Substitution ☐ HW 9B ☐ Section 9.3: Word Problems with Two Variables ☐ HW 9C | Due 03/02: HW 9A HW 9B HW 9C |

Week 23Week of 03/02/16 | ☐ Section 9.4: Combining Linear Equations ☐ Section 9.5: Multiplying and Combining Equations ☐ HW 9D ☐ Section 9.6: Wind and Water Currents ☐ HW 9E, HW 9F (Honors) ☐ Chapter 9 Test | Due 03/09: HW 9D HW 9E HW 9F (Honors) Chapter 9 Test |

Week 24Week of 03/09/16 | ☐ Section 10.1: Inequalities and the Number Line ☐ HW 10A ☐ Section 10.2: Solving Inequalities ☐ HW 10B ☐ Section 10.3: Problem Solving with Inequalities ☐ HW 10C ☐ Section 10.4: Combined Inequalities | Due 03/16: HW 10A HW 10B HW 10C |

Week 25Week of 03/16/16 | ☐ Section 10.5: Absolute Value Inequalities ☐ HW 10D ☐ (section 10.6 is deliberately omitted) ☐ Section 10.7: Graphing Linear Inequalities ☐ HW 10E ☐ Section 10.8: Systems of Linear Inequalities ☐ HW 10F, HW 10G (Honors) ☐ Chapter 10 Test | Due 03/23: HW 10D HW 10E HW 10F HW 10G (Honors) Chapter 10 Test |

Week 26Week of 03/23/16 | ☐ Section 11.1: Rational Numbers ☐ Section 11.2: Decimal Forms of Rational Numbers ☐ HW 11A ☐ Section 11.3: Rational Square Roots ☐ Section 11.4: Irrational Square Roots ☐ HW 11B | Due 03/30: HW 11A HW 11B |

Week 27Week of 03/30/16 | ☐ Section 11.5: Square Root Expressions and Equations ☐ HW 11C ☐ Section 11.6: The Pythagorean Theorem ☐ Section 11.7: Multiplication and Division with Radicals ☐ HW 11D | Due 04/13: HW 11C HW 11D |

Week 28Week of 04/13/16 | ☐ Section 11.8: Adding and Subtracting Radicals ☐ Section 11.9: Multiplying Binomials with Radicals ☐ HW 11E ☐ Section 11.10: Solving Radical Equations ☐ HW 11F, HW 11G ☐ HW 11H (Honors) ☐ Chapter 11 Test | Due 04/20: HW 11E HW 11F HW 11G HW 11H (Honors) Chapter 11 Test |

Week 29Week of 04/20/16 | ☐ Section 12.1: Quadratics with Perfect Squares ☐ Section 12.2: Completing the Square ☐ HW 12A ☐ Section 12.3: The Quadratic Formula ☐ HW 12B | Due 04/27: HW 12A HW 12B |

Week 30Week of 04/27/16 | ☐ Section 12.4: Quadratic Equations, the Discriminant ☐ HW 12C ☐ Section 12.5: Solving Quadratic Equations ☐ HW 12D (Honors) ☐ Chapter 12 Test | Due 05/04: HW 12C HW 12D (Honors) Chapter 12 Test |

Week 31Week of 05/04/16 | ☐ Review for Semester 2 Exam | Due 05/11: |

Week 32Week of 05/11/16 | ☐ Semester 2 Exam |