HS Foundations

All standards for Foundations of Algebra & Practice


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Foundations of Algebra A (Fall)

Week 1 (Unit 1)
Group Problem Solving Activities

Week 2 (Unit 1)
Group Problem Solving Activities

Week 3 (Unit 1)
Prime Climb Handout
Prime vs. Composite Numbers Handout
Least Common Multiples Handout
Prime Factorization
  • Expanded Form Handout
  • Exponent Form Handout

Week 4 (Unit 1)
Special Definition of Multiplication: Groups X Items in Each Group = Items in ALL groups
Units and why it is important to use them in problems
The following problems were done using our definitions of multiplication and division only. Rates and Ratios were not taught yet:
  • Practice computing Distance pg. 35
  • Practice computing Rates pg. 34
  • Practice Computing Time of Travel pg. 33
  • Practice computing Mileage pg. 36
  • Practice solving word problems in different contexts with correct units pg. 37

Week 5 (Unit 1)
Introduction to Number Line
Graphing points on a Number Line
Using a number line to add integers pg. 177 #1-24
Graphing inequalities on a Number Line pg. 205 #1-10
Definition of a Fraction A/B
End of Academic Recovery Period

Week 6 (Unit 1)
All students: Changing words into mathematics pg.188-191
Conversion of Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers using  Fraction Strips Diagrams pg. 41 #1-27
Handout: Math Words and Fraction Packet
Handout: 20X20 Multiplication Table
Numerators vs. denominators

Week 7 (Unit 1)
Finding Greatest Common Factors pg. 43 #1-18
Reducing Fractions
How to Use Your Chromebook
How to Log in to Ck-12 on your Chromebook and Phone
Adding and Subtracting Integers

Week 8 (Unit 1)
Place Value
Brief introduction to Decimals

Week 9 (Unit 1)
Revisiting the definition of a fraction
Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Common Denominators
Equivalent Fractions
Finding Common Denominators
End of Academic Recovery Period

Week 10 (Unit 1)
Handout: Finding the shaded value
Fraction Multiplication

Week 11 (Unit 1)
Definition of Division
Day 1: Fraction Division (Whole number divided by fraction & whole number division that results in a fraction)
Day 2: Fraction Division (Fraction divided by a whole number & fraction divided by a fraction)
Day 3: Continue activity

Week 12 (Unit 1)
Day 4: Fraction Division Algorithm
Locating fractions on a number line
Comparing fractions using a double number line

Week 13 (Unit 1)
Refresher on Place Values
Comparing decimals using place value
Locating decimals on a number line
Adding and Subtracting Decimals
Multiplying decimals
Division of decimals
Changing improper fractions to decimals

Week 14 (Unit 1)
Changing mixed numbers to decimals

Week 15 (Unit 1)
Unit 1 Exam
Test 1 Re-Take Friday after school

Week 16 (Unit 2)
Exponents and their Properties
Test 1 FINAL Re-Take during class
C Group - Perfect Squares and Perfect Cubes, Square Roots and Cube Roots
Properties of Addition and Multiplication
Order of Operations
Evaluation & Substitution into Algebraic Expressions

Week 17 (Unit 2)
Add, Subtract, and Multiply Algebraic Expressions

Week 18 (Unit 2)
Perimeter and Circumference
Area of circles, right triangles, squares, and rectangles
General use of formulas

Foundations of Algebra B (Spring)

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Week 1 (Unit 3)
Quiz 1

Week 2 (Unit 3)

Week 3 (Unit 3)
Quiz 2

Week 4 (Unit 3)
Quiz 3

Week 5 (Unit 3)

Review: Square roots of perfect squares (8-F.15)

Review: Pythagorean theorem: find the length of the hypotenuse (8-R.1)

Review: Pythagorean Theorem: Find the missing leg length

Week 6 (Unit 3)

Review:Solve equations using cube roots (8-F.21) 
Review:Unit rates (6-R.8)

Graph a proportional relationship using slope (7-K.9)

Review: Place values in decimal numbers (5-G.4)

Review: Round decimals (5-G.7)

Find the constant of proportionality from a graph (8-I.4)

Review: Graph and order fractions on number lines (4-P.20)

Find the constant of proportionality from a table (8-I.1)

Interpret graphs of proportional relationships (8-I.9)

Extra test preparation:

Sale prices: find the original price (7-M.9) 

Review: Multiply 2-digit numbers by 3-digit numbers (5-C.14)

Identify equivalent fractions (4-P.7) 

Percents of numbers: word problems (6-S.6) 

Solve proportions: word problems (7-J.12) 

Sale prices: find the original price (7-M.9) 

Week 7 (Unit 4)

Module 3 Exam

Review: Multiplication facts to 12 (4-D.4)

Review: Multiply a 2-digit number by a 2-digit number: complete the missing steps

Review: Multiply a 2-digit number by a 2-digit number 

Review: Does x satisfy an equation? (6-Z.1) 

Review: Which x satisfies an equation? (6-Z.2)

Solve one-step equations with whole numbers (6-Z.6)

Model and solve equations using algebra tiles (6-Z.4) 

Write and solve equations that represent diagrams (6-Z.5) 

Week 8 (Unit 4)

Review: Properties of equality (8-W.5) 

Review: Add and subtract positive and negative fractions (7-H.9) 

Review: Multiply unit fractions by whole numbers (4-S.5) 

Review: Reciprocals (6-L.2) 

Review: Multiply and divide positive and negative fractions (7-H.14) 

Review: Divide fractions (6-L.5) 

Find the number of solutions (8-W.15)

Review: Add, subtract, multiply, or divide two fractions (6-O.7)

Solve one-step equations with whole numbers (6-Z.6)

Solve one-step equations with decimals, fractions, and mixed numbers (6-Z.7)

Extra Quiz Practice:

Find the number of solutions (8-W.15) 

Solve one-step equations: word problems (6-Z.8) 

Solve equations: word problems (7-S.7) 

Solve equations: word problems (8-W.14)

Week 9 (Unit 4)

Basics Made Easy pg. 197

Basics Made Easy pg. 198

Basics Made Easy pg. 199

Basics Made Easy pg. 200

Basics Made Easy pg. 201

Basics Made Easy pg. 202

Week 10 (Unit 4)

Review: Basics Made Easy pg. 177

Review: Basics Made Easy pg. 179

Review: Basics Made Easy pg. 180

Review: Basics Made Easy pg. 181 #1-27

Week 11 (Unit 4) ONLINE

Solve two step equations (Level 1)