7th-Grade Algebra Pre-AP

Deliberate Practice

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The dates shown indicate the date the assignments were given.
Unless otherwise indicated they are due on the first non-test school day following their assignment (usually, the next day).


                                                        1st Trimester

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Trimester 1
 

Week of 10/19 Click the link to see the plan: Link to Work



Week of 10/12 Click the link to see the plan: Link to Work



Week of 10/5 Click the link to see the plan:  Link to Work



Week of 9/28 Click the link to see the plan:  Link to Work



Week of 9/21 Click the link to see the plan:  Link to Work



Week of 9/14 Click the link to see the plan:  Link to Work



09/08 Tuesday:  Mini-Lesson (ML): Arithmetic Powers
Vocab: Arithmetic, power, base, exponent
Notes: Cognate question: “What does 3^4 mean?”
Answer: “Three fours multiplied together!”
Q: What does “simplify” mean?
A: Do all operations possible
Quick Credit: (QC): A7 QC1

Lesson: Intro to Algebra (what is Algebra?)
Solve algebraic equations mentally
Translate English-to-Algebra equations on lapboard and solve
Algebraic powers
HW: 2- KTA3 and 3-KTA3, all questions



09/09 Wednesday  Lesson: Intro to Algebra (what is Algebra?)
Solve algebraic equations mentally
Translate English-to-Algebra equations on lapboard and solve
Algebraic powers
HW: 2- KTA3 and 3-KTA3, all questions
Wednesday  ML: Differentiate between -2^3 and (-2)^3
Notes: Q: What is the name of this expression: -2^3
A: The opposite of 2 to the third power
Q: What is the name of this expression: (-2)^3
A: Negative 2 to the third power
QC: A7-QC2

Lesson: Use exponents to shorten an expression; Write out an expression the long way.
8-KTA2 and 9-KTA2
HW: 13-KTA2 #2-32 evens



09/10 Thursday  ML: Zero exponent
Vocab: reciprocal
Notes: Cognate question: What does it mean to say that two
Numbers or quantities are reciprocals of one another?
Answer: That their product is one
Q: How do we read this expression? 4^-3
A: The reciprocal of 4 to the third power.
Q: What is the reciprocal of 4 to the 3rd power?
A: One over 4 to the third power.
QC: A7-QC3

Lesson: Multiply algebraic monomials (exponents are positive integers)
14-KTA2, odds
HW: 14-KTA2, #2-24 evens



09/11 Friday  ML: Powers overview (Arithmetic powers with positive, negative and zero exponents; bases positive or negative)
QC: A7-QC4
Lesson: Review for test (material covered: all cognates, questions, definitions; solve linear equations mentally; multiply algebraic monomials)
QUIZ: Quiz 1