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Round 1: Khan Academy - Start with a Mastery Challenge!

Khan Academy

Round 2:

First Day -
Racing Day

Middle Day(s)

Times Table Grid -
No Timer Required

then...Last Day Logic Day

25 min

Race Day Form

4 min Orbit Integers (addition) - 2 rounds
4 min Integer Warp (multiplication) - 2 rounds
  Times Table Grid
  Math Playground
-OR-
Coding
-OR-
Algebra 1 homework

TED Talks, etc.


Games, Puzzles and Coding Day - with partner or solo
Logic Games 1- Math Playground
Logic Games 2 - Math Playground
Code.org
Light-bot
Grok Learning
Hello Processing
RoboMind Academy
MakeGamesWithUs
Microsoft Research TouchDevelop
learning zone thoughts

Round 3: Khan Academy
Start or end with a Mastery Challenge!

Khan Academy

Pre-Algebra Math Topics - declare your current topic here

Negative Numbers and Absolute Value
Negative Number Basics
Adding and Subtracting Negatives Numbers
Multiplying and Dividing Negative Numbers
Negative Numbers and Absolute Value
Factors and Multiples
Divisibility Tests
Divisibility and Factors
Prime Numbers
Prime Factorization
Least Common Multiple
Greatest Common Divisor (or GCF)
Fractions
Understanding Fractions
Multiplying Fractions
Visualizing Equivalent Fractions
Multiplying Fractions Word Problems
Equivalent Fractions and Simplified Form
Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions
Comparing Fractions
Mixed Number Addition and Subtraction
Decomposing Fractions
Mixed Number Multiplication and Division
Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators
Decimals and Fractions
Adding and Subtracting Fractions
Dividing Fractions
Adding and Subtracting Fractions Word Problems
Dividing Fractions by Fractions
Decimals
SELECTED
SECTIONS
Conceptualizing Decimals and Place Notation
Regrouping Decimals
Decimals on a Number Line
Comparing Decimals
Converting Between Fractions and Decimals
Intro to Percentages
Percent Word Problems
Estimating and Rounding with Decimals
Significant Figures
Ratios, Proportions, Units and Rates
Ratios and Proportions
Rates
Unit Conversion
Applying Mathmatical Reasoning
Reading and Interpreting Data
Multi-step Word Problems
Inequalities: Greater Than and Less Than Basics
Number Patterns
Constructing Numeric Expressions
Exponents, Radicals and Scientific Notation
The World of Exponents
The Square Root
The Cube Root
Exponent Properties
Negative and Fractional Exponents
Scientific Notation
Orders of Magnitude
Computing With Scientific Notation
Arithmetic Properties
Place Value
Rounding Whole Numbers
Understanding Whole Number Representations
Regrouping Whole Numbers
Counting
Rational and Irrational Numbers
Order of Operations
The Distributive Property
Arithmetic Properties (optional videos)
Measurement
Area Basics
Perimeter
Rectangle Area and Perimeter Word Problems (optional videos)
Volume of a Box or Rectangular Prism

Algebra 1 Topics

Overview of Algebra
Overview and History of Algbra (otional videos)
Variables and Expressions
Manipulating Expressions
Writing and Interpreting Expressions
The Why of Algebra
Super Yoga Plans (overview of Algebra 1 through one extended example)
Getting a Feel for Equations and Inequalities
Working with Units Algebraically
Linear Equations
The Why of Algebra Converting Repeating Decimals to Fractions
Super Yoga Plans Age Word Problems
Equations for Beginners Absolute Value Equations
Linear Equation Word Problems Simplifying Complicated Equations
More Fancy Equations for Beginners Evaluating Expressions with Unknown Variables
Solutions to Linear Equations More Equation Practice
Solving for a Variable Old School Equations with Sal (optional videos)
Linear Inequalities
Thinking Algebraically about Inequalities
Compound and Absolute Value Inequalities
Structure in Linear Expressions
Graphing and Analyzing Linear Functions
Coordinate Plane Constructing Equations in Slope-Intercept Form
Graphing Solutions to Equations Point-Slope and Standard Form
x-Intercepts and y-Intercepts of Linear Functions More Analytic Geometry
Proportional Relationships Graphing linear inequalities
Rates for Proportal Relationships Triangle Similarity and Constant Slope
Slope Average Rate of Change
Graphing Linear Equations in Slope-Intercept Form Modeling with Graphs
Systems of Equations and Inequalities
A System for Solving the King's Problems Solving Systems with Elimination (addition)
Super Fast Systems of Equations Systems of Equations Word Problems
Solving Systems Graphically Systems of Inequalities
Thinking About Solutions to Systems Systems With Three Variables (optional video)
Solving Systems With Substitution Modeling Constraints (optional video)
Multiplying and Factoring Expressions
Multiplying and Dividing Monomials (optional video)
Multiplying Binomials
Factoring Simple Expressions
Factoring Quadratic Expressions
Factoring Special Products
Factoring by Grouping
Factoring Quadratics in Two Variables
Polynomial Basics
Multiplying Polynomials
Quadratic Equations
Solving Quadratics by Taking the Square Root
Solving Quadratics by Factoring
Completing the Square
The Quadratic Formula
Features of Quadratic Functions
Graphing Quadratics
Quadratic Inequalitites (optional video)
Quadratic Odds and Ends (optional video)
Exponent Expressions and Equations
Properties of Exponents
Exponent Properties Examples with Variables
Fractional Exponents
Simplifying Radical Expressions
Radical Equations
Functions
Function Introduction Analyzing Linear Functions
Recognizing Functions Function Inverses
Domain and Range New Operator Definitions
Direct and Inverse Variation Classic Function Videos
Graphing Functions Modeling with One-Variable Equations
Evaluating Function Expressions  
Ratios and Proportions
Ratios and Proportions
Advanced Ratios, Proportions and Rates
Rational and Irrational Numbers

30%

30%

20%

20%

Time on Khan Academy

Khan Academy Focus Grade

Written Work and Projects

Homework on Khan Academy

-Calculated (almost) every day

Percentage grade of work time on Khan Academy for that day compared to available work time, usually 40 minutes. Time available is sometimes adjusted because of internet speed and class time available.

 

Percent of Khan Academy work that is either on your one declared PreAlgebra topic or on any Algebra 1 topic that you have not moved to Practiced level yet, times your average daily grade for Time on KA.

Note - if you have moved a topic to "Practiced Level" and you still keep doing it a lot, the additional time will not count.

Average Time on KA grade % of work On Target Focus Grade
100% 100% 100%
75% 100% 75%
75% 75% 56%
80% 80% 64%

 

Note: Other topics may come up in Mastery Challenge questions and you're supposed to answer them there, but do not choose them as practice topics.

BE SURE TO DELETE FROM YOUR HOME PAGE ANY MISSIONS OTHER THAN PRE-ALGEBRA AND ALGEBRA ONE.

-Notebook check

-Weekly Games Scores Report

-Work samples

-Discussion questions

-Others as assigned

Each written assignment is worth 10 points.

Forgetting to bubble your student ID number correctly will cost you 3 points per assignment.

Excused absences will exempt you from written assignments that cannot be made up in class.

•Spend at least 25 minutes of time outside of school hours (3 pm - 8 am) on Khan Academy, watching videos and/or practicing skills every week. (5 minutes a day on school days works best for many people)

Note: You may now do your KA homework in my classroom during lunch on Monday, Thursday or Friday.

Please note -
1) Because of limitations to the system, I cannot give you homework credit for work done during school hours, such as during nutrition, lunch, or during other classes, except if done in my classroom at Lunch on Monday, Thursday or Friday.
2) Mastery Challenges may only be done in class.


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