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My Curriculum

James Dunseith

Algebra I

North High

Worcester, MA

Urban Environment

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View all Master TeachersUnit 4 - Creating Linear Equations(8 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Number Tricks, Patterns, and Abstractions(12 Lessons)

Unit 2 - The Number Line Project(9 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Solving Linear Equations(12 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Creating Linear Equations(8 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Statistics(20 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Mini Unit: Patterns, Programs, and Math Without Words(10 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Lines(10 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Linear and Exponential Functions(19 Lessons)

Unit 9 - Systems of Equations(20 Lessons)

Unit 10 - Quadratic Functions(21 Lessons)

Unit 11 - Functions and Modeling(13 Lessons)

Creating Linear Equations in One Variable

Algebra I

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Creating Linear Equations

Big Idea:We start with a focus on matching words to equations, and establishing guess and check as a viable strategy.

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25 Resources

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From Guess and Check to Creating Equations; From Equations to Inequalities

Algebra I

» Unit:

Creating Linear Equations

Big Idea:This is a fast-paced lesson that meets students where they are and challenges them to cement their knowledge of solving and creating linear equations.

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17 Resources

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Problem Set: Creating Equations

Algebra I

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Creating Linear Equations

Big Idea:Practice creating equations by guessing and checking; demonstrate making sense by making sense.

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Progress Reports and Closing Out

Algebra I

» Unit:

Creating Linear Equations

Big Idea:This is where a lot of our course structures finally begin to make sense to kids, and it's fabulous.

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Guess and Check is a Bridge to Creating Equations

Algebra I

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Creating Linear Equations

Big Idea:The final week of the marking period is a chance to cultivate a culture of quality. When every student can learn how to do great work on a problem set, we've set the stage for all that's to come.

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Review and Quality, Day 1

Algebra I

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Creating Linear Equations

Big Idea:It's easy to roll from one topic to the next. Today, as the first quarter nears its close, we practice slowing down and developing a culture of quality.

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Review, Justification, and Critique

Algebra I

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Creating Linear Equations

Big Idea:A recipe for critique: "I like how you did this and that, and here's what I think you should change..."

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14 Resources

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First Marking Period Exam

Algebra I

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Creating Linear Equations

Big Idea:The first exam of the year is yet another chance for students to see how this course works. It's summative assessment, sure, but everything is formative!

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