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Unit One: Numerical RepresentationsStudents will be able to:
 Represent and use real numbers in a variety of forms
 Represent sets and subsets visually
 Describe relationships between sets of real numbers
 Locate irrational numbers on a number line
 Approximate the value of irrational numbers
 Convert between standard decimal notations and scientific notation
 Order real numbers arising from mathematical contexts
 Order real numbers arising from realworld contextx
Unit Two: Equations
Students will be able to: Graph linear relationships
 Identify and interpret the meaning of slope
 Graph proportional relationship
 Interpret the unit rate of proportional relationships as the slope of the line that models the relationship
 Compare different proportional relationship represented in different ways
 Use similar right triangles to develop an understanding of slope
 Use data from a table to determine the rate of change
 Represent y = kx in tables, graphs, and equations
 Represent y = mx + b in tables, graphs, and equations
 Solve problems involving direct variation
 Distinguish between proportional and linear nonproportional situations using tables, graphs, and equations
 Write an equation in the form of y = mx + b to model a linear relationship
 Write onevariable equations with variables on both sides
 Write onevariable inequalities with variables on both sides
 Write a real world problem when given onevariable equations with variables on both sides
 Write a realworld problem when given onevariable inequalities with variables on both sides
 Model and solve onevariable equations with variables on both sides
 Identify the values of x and y that satisfy two linear equations
 Verify the values of x and y that satisfy two linear equations
Unit Three A: Geometry: Relationships and Transformations
Students will be able to:
 Compare and contrast the attributes of a shape and its dilation on a coordinate plane
 Use an algebraic representation to explain the effects of a scale factor applied to a twodimensional figure on a coordinate plane
 Identify angle pairs and relationships when parallel lines are cut by a transversal
 Solve problems and determine the measures of angles formed by parallel lines and transversals using equations with one variables
 Solve problems involving interior and exterior angles of triangles using equations with one variable
 Solve problems involving angle sums of triangles using equations with one variable
 Recognize translations, rotations, reflections, and dilations in models
 Determine the effect of transformations (translations, reflections, rotations, and dilations) on twodimensional figures on a coordinate plane
 Differentiate transformations that preserve congruence and those that do not
 Explain the effects of translations to twodimensional shapes on a coordinate plane using algebraic representations
 Explain the effects of reflections over the x and yaxis to twodimensional shapes on a coordinate plane using algebraic representations
 Explain the effects of rotations to twodimensional shapes on a coordinate plane using algebraic representations
 Model the effect on linear (perimeter/circumference)and area
Unit Three B: Geometry: Pythagorean Theorem/Surface AreaStudents will be able to: Make connections to geometric formulas
 Describe the volume formula, V  Bh, of a cylinder in terms of its base area and height
 Model the relationship between the volume of a cylinder and a cone having the same base area and height
 Solve problems involving volume of cylinders, cones, and spheres
 Solve surface area problems (lateral and total) involving rectangular prisms, triangular prisms, and cylinders
 Use previous knowledge of surface area to make connections to the formulas for lateral and total surface areas of rectangular prisms, triangular prisms, and cylinders
 Use models and diagrams to explain the Pythagorean Theorem
 Use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve problems
 Use the converse of the Pythagorean Theorem to determine if a triangles is a right triangles
 Determine the distance between two points on a coordinate plane using the Pythagorean Theorem.
Unit Four: FunctionsStudents will be able to: Graph linear relationships
 Identify and interpret the meaning of slope in graphs
 Graph proportional relationships
 Interpret the unit rate of proportional relationships as the slope of the line that models the relationship
 Use data from a table to determine the rate of change or slope and y  intercept in mathematical problems
 Use data from a table to determine the rate of change or slope and y  intercept in realworld problems
 Use data from a graph to determine the rate of change or slope and y  intercept in mathematical problems
 Use data from a graph to determine the rate of change or slope and y  intercept in realworld problems
 Represent y = kx in tables, graphs, and equations (proportional)
 Represent y = mx + b in tables, graphs, and equations (linear nonproportional)
 Distinguish between proportional and linear nonproportional situations using tables, graphs, and equations in mathematical and realworld situations
 Write an equations in the form of y = mx + b to model a linear relationship from tables, graphs, numerical and verbal representations
 Construct scatterplots and describe the data (linear, nonlinear, no association)
 Represent functions with tables, graphs and equations
 Determine if a function is linear or nonlinear
 Use a trend line to approximate the linear relationship of data to make predictions
 Identify functions using sets of ordered pairs, tables, mappings and graphs
Unit Five: Probability & StatisticsStudents will be able to: Contrast scatterplots that do and do not suggest linear relationships
 Construct scatterplots and describe the data (positive trend, negative trend, or no trend)
 Construct scatterplots and describe the data (linear, nonlinear, or no association
 Use a trend line to approximate the linear relationship of data to make predictions
 Determine the mean absolute deviation of a set of no more than 10 data points
Unit Six: Personal Financial LiteracyStudents will be able to: Solve realworld problems comparing how interest rate and loan length affect the cost of credit
 Compare loans with different interest rates
 Compare loans with different lengths
 Calculate the total cost of loans with different interest rates using an online calculator
 Calculate the total cost of loans with different loan lengths using an online calculator
 Explain how continuously investing can grow over time (exponentially)
 Calculate simple interest
 Calculate compound interest
 Compare simple and compound interest
 Identify advantages and disadvantages of different payment methods (stored value cards, debit cards, and online payment systems)
 Analyze situations to determine if they represent financially responsible decisions
 Identify the benefits of financial responsibility
 Identify the costs of financial irresponsibility
 Outline a plan to pay for a twoyear or fouryear college education
Last Modified on August 12, 2018