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Algebra II - Poly Want a Nomial? - Unit 3

Inquiry Questions (Engaging- Debatable):

What is the square root of negative 1? What are the implications of having a solution to this problem?
How did the ancient Greeks multiply binomials and find roots of quadratic equations without algebraic notations? (MA10-GR.HS-S.2-GLE.3-IQ.2)

Curriculum Guide, Units Math Colorado's Sample Instructional Units Resource Bank
Algebra II - Polynomials - Unit 4

Essential Questions:

1.  Performing operations on polynomials involve use of concepts such as:  gathering like terms, distributive property, long division, and synthetic division.

2.  Polynomials can be factored using factoring patterns, use of a quadratic form of the polynomial, factor theorem, and solved using the remainder theorem.

3.  Looking for the turning points or zeros of a function highlights trends in data for forecasting such things are population growth or potential evolutionary relationships.

4.  The degree of a polynomial determines the number of zeros of the related polynomial function.

Curriculum Guide, Units Math Strasburg School District
Algebra II - Quadratic Equations - Unit 3

Essential Questions:

1.  The forms of quadratic equations are standard (ax2 + bx + c = 0), factored (  a(x + b)(x + c) = 0 ), and vertex ( a(x – h)2 + b = 0 )

2.  You can solve quadratic equations by factoring, completing the square and the quadratic formula.

3.  The graph of a quadratic function is a parabola.

Curriculum Guide, Units Math Strasburg School District
Algebra II - Radical Expressions - Unit 5

Essential Questions:

1.  Radicals can be written as a rational exponent.

2.  Radical expressions can be simplified using the properties of exponents.

3.  Radical equations can be solved numerically, analytically, and graphically.

Curriculum Guide, Units Math Strasburg School District
Algebra II - Radically Rational -Unit 4

Inquiry Questions (Engaging- Debatable):

How are the models of rational and radical equations related?
Can the graphs of rational and radical functions be transformed in the same way as quadratic and linear functions?

Curriculum Guide, Units Math Colorado's Sample Instructional Units Resource Bank
Algebra II - Rational Expressions - Unit 6

Essential Questions:

1.  Simplify rational expressions by using the properties of fractions and polynomials.

2.  Solve rational equations numerically, analytically, and graphically.

3.  To graph a rational function, you need to utilize the domain and asymptotes.

Curriculum Guide, Units Math Strasburg School District
Algebra II - Survey Says…- Instructional Unit 7

Enhanced and Updated - November 2014 - This updated instructional unit includes learning experiences, teacher and student resources, assessment ideas, and differentiation options. The storyboard document provides a roadmap of teaching activities and a possible performance assessment for the unit.

Inquiry Questions (Engaging- Debatable):


When should sampling be used? When is sampling better than a census? (MA10-GR.HS-S.3-GLE.2-IQ.3)

Curriculum Guide, Units Math Colorado's Sample Instructional Units Resource Bank
Algebra II - Trickster Trigonometry - Unit 5

Inquiry Questions (Engaging- Debatable):

How does the periodicity in the unit circle correspond to the periodicity in graphs of models of periodic phenomena? (MA10-GR.HS-S.2-GLE.2-EO.c)
•Why can the same class of functions model diverse types of situations (e.g., sales, manufacturing, temperature, and amusement park rides)?

Curriculum Guide, Units Math Colorado's Sample Instructional Units Resource Bank
Algebra II - Trigonometric Functions - Unit 7

Essential Questions:

1.  Radian measure of an angle is based on the unit circle.

2.  Trigonometric functions have period, amplitude, frequency, and midline.

3.  The Pythagorean Identity is sin2Θ + cos2Θ = 1

Curriculum Guide, Units Math Strasburg School District
Algebra II Units - ECBOCES

Nine Algebra II units covering: Functions, Equations & Graphs, Systems of Equations & Inequalities, Quadratics, Polynomials, Radical Functions, Exponential & Logarithmic Functions & Equations, Rational Equations, Expressions & Inequalities, Trigonometric Functions, and Drawing Inferences & Conclusions From Data

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Curriculum Guide, Lesson Plan, Units Math East Central BOCES
All People Have Feelings: A Read4Health Lesson Plan Read4Health Book: A Little Book About Feelings by Abbie Schiller Lesson Plan Comprehensive Health, Reading, Writing, and Communicating Read 4 Health
All Roads Lead From Rome to Greece - Grade 7 - Social Studies

Enhanced New Unit  - December 2015 - This new instructional unit includes learning experiences, teacher and student resources, assessment ideas, and differentiation options. The storyboard document provides a roadmap of teaching activities and a possible performance assessment for the unit.

Inquiry Questions (Engaging- Debatable):

  • What can an artifact tell or not tell about a time period or event? (SS09-GR.7-S.1-GLE.1-IQ.4)
  • How does the rise or collapse of a government affect surrounding societies over time? (SS09-GR.7-S.1-GLE.2-IQ.1)
  • What leads to cooperation, competition, or aggression between and among nations? (SS09-GR.7-S.4-GLE.2-IQ.3)
  • How does geography influence the political and social structures of a civilization? (SS09-GR.7-S.2-GLE.2)

 

Curriculum Guide, Units Social Studies Colorado's Sample Instructional Units Resource Bank
All Systems Go - Algebra I - Unit 6

The SLVBOCES has "enhanced" this curriculum overview sample by prioritizing the Learning Objectives students should learn during this unit. They are prioritized "to help teachers know how much time they should be devoting to a sparticular objective. Learning objective prioroties are color coded as follows: red - most important, blue - next most important, and black - least critical.

Inquiry Question (Engaging - Debatable):

  • How do you determine when a hybrid car would pay for itself in gas savings compared to a less expensive conventional car? (MA10-GR.HS-S.2-GLE.4- EO.d)
Curriculum Guide, Units Math San Luis Valley BOCES Assessments, San Luis Valley BOCES Resources
All Systems Go - High School Algebra I - Unit 6 Enhanced

The Rangely School District has "enhanced" the sample instructional units by citing text referenced by the coding in the Critical Content and Key Skills sections

Inquiry Questions (Engaging‐Debatable):

  • How do you determine when a hybrid car would pay for itself in gas savings compared to a less expensive conventional car? (MA10‐GR.HS‐S.2‐GLE.4‐
    EO.d)
Curriculum Guide, Units Math Rangely School District/RBBOCES
All Systems Go - Integrated Math I - Unit 3

The SLVBOCES has "enhanced" this curriculum overview sample by prioritizing the Learning Objectives students should learn during this unit. They are prioritized "to help teachers know how much time they should be devoting to a sparticular objective. Learning objective prioroties are color coded as follows: red - most important, blue - next most important, and black - least critical.

Inquiry Question (Engaging - Debatable):

  • How do you determine when a hybrid car would pay for itself in gas savings compared to a less expensive conventional car? (MA10-GR.HS-S.2-GLE.4- EO.a)
Curriculum Guide, Units Math San Luis Valley BOCES Assessments, San Luis Valley BOCES Resources