## Standards of Learning (SOL)

 Essential Knowledge and Skills
• Translate between verbal quantitative situations and algebraic expressions and equations. (a)
• Represent practical situations with algebraic expressions in a variety of representations (e.g., concrete, pictorial, symbolic, verbal). (a)
• Evaluate algebraic expressions, using the order of operations, which include absolute value, square roots, and cube roots for given replacement values to include rational numbers, without rationalizing the denominator. (b)

Pretest

Assessment

## Resources

Vocabulary
Expressions, represent, algebraic, verbal, quantitative situations, algebraically,
evaluate, variables, coefficients, translate, concrete, pictorial, symbolic, order of operations, absolute value, square roots, cube roots, rational numbers, magnitude, term

## Vertical Articulation

Prior Standard of Learning
8.14             The student will evaluate an algebraic expression for given replacement values of the variables; and simplify algebraic expressions in one variable.

Post Standard of Learning

AII.1            The student will add, subtract, multiply, divide, and simplify rational algebraic expressions; add, subtract, multiply, divide, and simplify radical expressions containing rational numbers and variables, and expressions containing rational exponents; and factor polynomials completely in one or two variables.

 The student will investigate the passage of time and a) tell time to the hour and half-hour, using analog and digital clocks; and b) read and interpret a calendar.
 The student will investigate the passage of time and a) tell time to the hour and half-hour, using analog and digital clocks; and b) read and interpret a calendar.
 The student will investigate the passage of time and a) tell time to the hour and half-hour, using analog and digital clocks; and b) read and interpret a calendar.

## Essential Questions

• How can you represent unknown quantities?
• How do you transform English phrases into mathematical expressions and equations?
• Why do we use variables in algebra?
• How can you translate between verbal quantitative situations and algebraic expressions and equations?
• How can you  represent practical situations with algebraic expressions in a variety of representations?
• How do you use order of operations to simplify expressions?
• Why is order of operations important?
• How can you evaluate algebraic expressions, using order of operations, including absolute value, square roots, and cube roots?