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Algebra Basics No PREP Complete UNIT + Differentiated + Answer Keys (ALG 1)

Grade Levels
7th - 9th
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This is an Algebra 1 COMPLETE NO PREP UNIT of 15 LESSONS and over 200 documents on Pre Algebra Content (to be used as the first unit in Algebra 1) with differentiated Do Nows + Student Writing Prompts and a rubric per lesson, which I use as a class opener. Each lesson also comes with a Launch/Exploration, Mini Lesson, Guided Practice with examples, Formative Assessments to assess student learning mid-lesson. In addition, each lesson comes with differentiated independent practice (3 tiers/levels of fluency and practice problems), a differentiated exit ticket, and homework per day. This unit is also composed of a Pre-Test, that is to be given before you start the unit, a quiz to be given mid-unit, and a Post-Test that is to be given at the end of the unit. All of the documents also have ANSWER KEYS with worked out solutions and explanations! This unit also includes multiple Lesson Explorations and a Lesson Extension which give students an opportunity to dive into the content without actually learning it yet. The lesson extension is perfect for giving students an extra push or challenge!

I have also included a PACING CALENDAR for this unit, but for your information, the topics I covered in this unit AND in this ORDER includes:

1. Proportional Reasoning

2. The Real Number System

3. Properties of Real Numbers

4. Variables and Expressions

5. Order of Operations

6. Evaluating Algebraic Expressions

7. Simplifying Algebraic Expressions

8. The Distributive Property

9. Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

10. Multiplying and Dividing Polynomials

...and Lesson Explorations + Lesson Extensions.

***Please note, the lesson explorations and extensions do not have exit tickets. You are not assessing students during this time. That will take place during the formal lesson.

I’m known around my building for having well-crafted and differentiated lessons that are accessible to all learners in the classroom. I use my lessons as student packets, removing only the exit tickets to be copied separately and given at the end of the lesson. I also make screenshots of the lessons and project them onto the SmartBoard so that my lesson is exactly identical to my students lesson packets. We go through the lesson together aside from the Launch and Formative Assessment and Independent Practice. Students typically have anywhere between 5-7 practice problems to work on for Independent Practice. It is rare that a student will finish all of them before the period ends. If it does happen, I will instruct them to complete the other group problems for fluency. There is always plenty of work to do! You will get great feedback from your supervisor/administrator about the packets and the students will LOVE them because they don't have to copy notes down all period. Instead they can annotate and add onto the notes in the mini lesson.

Let me know how this product works out in your classroom. I am currently working on uploading all of my other units if you are interested in more of these differentiated products!

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask me!

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