
LEARNING TARGETS
Trimester One Learning Targets
Unit 1 – Real Numbers and Applications
1.1
I can use the relationship between square roots and squares of a number to solve problems.
1.2
I can justify the Pythagorean Theorem by using measurements and diagrams.
1.3
I can use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve problems involving right triangles.
1.4
I can determine the distance between two points on a coordinate system.
1.5
I can classify real numbers as rational or irrational and identify sums and products of numbers as rational or irrational.
1.6
I can compare and locate rational and irrational numbers on a number line,
compare real numbers, and make rational approximations of square
roots.
1.7
I can determine rational approximations for solutions to problems involving real numbers.
1.8
I can evaluate algebraic expressions containing radicals and absolute values.
Unit 2 – Function Concepts and Representations
2.1
I understand function notation and that a function is a relationship between an independent and dependent variable.
2.2
I can use linear functions to represent relationships.
2.3
I can use linear equations to represent situations involving a constant rate of change.
2.4
I can understand that a function is linear if it can be expressed in the form f(x) = mx + b.
2.5
I can represent linear functions with tables, verbal descriptions, symbols, equations, and graphs and translate from one representation to another.
2.6
I can identify properties of linear functions including slopes and intercepts.
2.7
I can identify how changes in the equation f(x) = mx + b affect the graphs of linear functions.
Trimester Two Learning Targets
Unit 3 – Representing and Solving Linear Equations
3.1
I can justify steps in generating equivalent expressions by identifying the properties used.
3.2
I can solve multistep equations in one variable.
3.3
I can express linear equations in slopeintercept, pointslope, and standard forms and convert between these forms.
Unit 4  Sequences
4.1
I can understand that an arithmetic sequence is a linear function that can be expressed in the form f(x) = mx + b.
4.2
I can represent arithmetic sequences using equations, tables, graphs, and verbal descriptions and use them to solve problems.
4.3
I can understand that a geometric sequence is a nonlinear function that can be expressed in the form f(x) = ab^{x}.
4.4
I can represent a geometric sequence using equations, tables, graphs, and verbal descriptions and use them to solve problems.
4.5
I know and can apply the properties of positive and negative integer exponents to generate equivalent numerical expressions.
4.6
I can express, multiply, and divide numbers using scientific notation.
Trimester Three Learning Targets
Unit 5 – Linear Inequalities and
Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
5.1
I can linear inequalities to represent relationships in various contexts.
5.2
I can solve linear inequalities using properties of inequalities and graph their solutions on a number line.
5.3
I can represent, solve, and graph relationships of equations and inequalities involving the absolute value of a linear expression.
Unit 6 – Geometry on the Coordinate Plane
6.1
I understand and can apply the relationships between the slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines.
6.2
I can analyze polygons on a coordinate system by determining the slopes of their sides.
6.3
I can find lines that are parallel and perpendicular to lines on a coordinate
system symbolically and graphically.
Unit 7 – Linear Systems
7.1
I can solve systems of linear equations in two variables symbolically, graphically, and numerically.
7.2
I understand that a system of linear equations may have no solution, one solution, or an infinite number of solutions.
Unit 8 – Scatterplots, Lines of Best Fit, and Predictions
8.1
I can collect, display and interpret data using scatterplots.
8.2
I can use a line of best fit to make statements about approximate rate of change and to make predictions.
8.3
I can assess the reasonableness of predictions using scatterplots by interpreting them in the original context.