Algebra I Module 1, Topic A, Overview

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In Topic A, students explore the main functions that they will work with in Grade 9:  linear, quadratic, and exponential.  The goal is to introduce students to these functions by having them make graphs of situations (usually based upon time) in which the functions naturally arise (A-CED.2).  As they graph, they reason abstractly and quantitatively as they choose and interpret units to solve problems related to the graphs they create (N-Q.1, N-Q.2, N-Q.3).

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
N.Q .1 Use units as a way to understand problems and to guide the solution of multi-step problems; choose...
N.Q .2 Define appropriate quantities for the purpose of descriptive modeling.
N.Q .3 Choose a level of accuracy appropriate to limitations on measurement when reporting quantities.

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