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### Saxon Math Algebra 1 Semester 1 Self-Paced

#### Class experience

###### US Grade 8 - 9

Learners will complete the first half of Saxon Math Algebra 1 in this 18-week-long semester course. This course will have assignments posted once a week. There are no live meetings in a flex class. Outschool requires interaction in flex classes. Please respond to each weekly teacher post. *Learners must have their own copy of the required books to take this course. The materials are listed in the "Supply List" section. The publisher has expressly stated that their books may not be shown on...

18 lessons//18 Weeks

Week 1Lesson 1Lessons 1-4Week 2Lesson 2Lessons 5-8Week 3Lesson 3Lessons 9-12Week 4Lesson 4Lessons 13-16Week 5Lesson 5Lessons 17-20Week 6Lesson 6Lessons 21-24Week 7Lesson 7Lessons 25-27Week 8Lesson 8Lessons 28-30Week 9Lesson 9Lessons 31-33Week 10Lesson 10Lessons 34-36Week 11Lesson 11Lessons 37-39Week 12Lesson 12Lessons 40-42Week 13Lesson 13Lessons 43-45Week 14Lesson 14Lessons 46-48Week 15Lesson 15Lessons 49-51Week 16Lesson 16Lessons 52-54Week 17Lesson 17Lessons 55-57Week 18Lesson 18Lessons 58-60

1 Addition and Subtraction of Fractions – Lines and Segments 2 Angles – Polygons – Triangles - Quadrilaterals 3 Perimeter - Circumference 4 Review of Arithmetic 5 Sets – Absolute Value – Addition of Signed Numbers 6 Rules for Addition – Adding More Than Two Numbers – Inserting Parentheses Mentally – Definition of Subtraction 7 The Opposite of a Number – Simplifying More Difficult Notations 8 Area 9 Rules for Multiplication of Signed Numbers – Inverse Operations – Rules for Division of Signed Numbers - Summary 10 Division by Zero – Exchange of Factors in Multiplication – Conversions of Area 11 Reciprocal and Multiplicative Inverse – Order of Operations – Identifying Multiplication and Addition 12 Symbols of Inclusion – Order of Operations 13 Multiple Symbols of Inclusion – More on Order of Operations – Products of Signed Numbers 14 Evaluation of Algebraic Expressions 15 Surface Area 16 More Complicated Evaluations 17 Factors and Coefficients – Terms – The Distributive Property 18 Like Terms – Addition of Like Terms 19 Exponents – Powers of Negative Numbers – Roots – Evaluation of Powers 20 Volume 21 Product Rule for Exponents – Addition of Like Terms with Exponents 22 Review of Numerical and Algebraic Expressions – Statements and Sentences – Conditional Equations 23 Equivalent Equations – Additive Property of Equality 24 Multiplicative Property of Equality 25 Solution of Equations 26 More Complicated Equations 27 More on the Distributive Property – Simplifying Decimal Equations 28 Fractional Parts of Numbers – Functional Notation 29 Negative Exponents – Zero Exponents 30 Algebraic Phrases – Decimal Parts of a Number 31 Equations with Parentheses 32 Word Problems 33 Products of Prime Factors – Statements About Unequal Quantities 34 Greatest Common Factor 35 Factoring the Greatest Common Factor - Canceling 36 Distributive Property of Rational Expressions that Contain Positive Exponents – Minus Signs and Negative Exponents 37 Inequalities – Greater Than and Less Than – Graphical Solutions of Inequalities 38 Ratio Problems 39 Trichotomy Axiom – Negated Inequalities – Advanced Ratio Problems 40 Quotient Rule for Exponents – Distributive Property of Rational Expressions that Contain Negative Exponents 41 Addition of Like Terms in Rational Expressions – Two-Step Problems 42 Solving Multivariable Equations 43 Least Common Multiple – Least Common Multiples of Algebraic Expressions 44 Addition of Rational Expressions with Equal Denominators – Addition of Rational Expressions with Unequal Denominators 45 Range, Median, Mode, and Mean 46 Conjunctions 47 Percents Less Than 100 – Percents Greater Than 100 48 Polynomials – Degree – Addition of Polynomials 49 Multiplication of Polynomials 50 Polynomial Equations – Ordered Pairs – Cartesian Coordinate System 51 Graphs of Linear Equations – Graphs of Vertical and Horizontal Lines 52 More on Addition of Rational Expressions with Unequal Denominators – Overall Average 53 Power Rule for Exponents – Conversions of Volume 54 Substitution Axiom – Simultaneous Equations – Solving Simultaneous Equations by Substitution 55 Complex Fractions – Division Rule for Complex Fractions 56 Finite and Infinite Sets – Membership in a Set – Rearranging Before Graphing 57 Addition of Algebraic Expressions with Negative Exponents 58 Percent Word Problems 59 Rearranging Before Substitution 60 Geometric Solids – Prisms and Cylinders

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## Homework Offered

Please contact the teacher if the learner has any questions about the work. 1) "Practice" - Learners should complete every problem. The "Practice" covers the material from the "Lesson". 2) "Problem Set" - Learners should complete every problem. Saxon scaffolds upon previous lessons, so completing all the problems is important. Learners or guardians should check the answers in the "Solutions Book".## 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class

## Assessments Offered

Progress will be evaluated during the lessons based on learner work. The teacher may contact the learner's guardians as needed. Guardians are welcome to contact the teacher as needed. Progress will be evaluated with the Saxon tests if requesting a grade. Assigned Saxon tests should be completed without assistance from parents or other people. Calculators may or may not be used, and this will be stated by your teacher when the assessment is assigned.## Grades Offered

Grades, Scoring: 1) I can assign grades if requested. The learner must turn in their tests to receive a grade. Please let me know if you are requesting a grade for the semester. 2) I do not grade homework. Learners are welcome to ask individual questions or post photos for homework review. It is not required to submit homework. 3) If the learner is not requesting a grade, submitting "Tests" is not required. 4) The "Solution Manual" contains the answers to the lesson homework and test answers.

Prerequisite: 1) The previous semester. 2) Placement tests can be found here: https://sites.google.com/view/teacherkatemath/placement-tests 3) or approval of the teacher.

Required: 1) Saxon Algebra 1, third edition, textbook: ISBN: 1565771346 2) pencils, paper Optional: 1) Saxon Algebra 1, Solutions Manual - ISBN: 1565771370 2) Test booklet (if you are requesting a grade for the semester): ISBN: 1565771397 3) Test answer booklet: 4) Test booklet AND Test answer booklet: ISBN: 1565771389 5) Calculator

In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:

External Resources (optional): All the external resources in this class are optional. This class includes a paid subscription to ixl.com for the duration of this course. This is an optional resource and not required for learners. Learners will be given a username and password upon request. This class also provides matching supplementary lessons from Khan Academy and Splashlearn - both of which you can use without accounts, or create accounts. Both of these resources are optional and not required for this class as well.

Saxon Algebra 1, third edition, textbook

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Ages: 11-16