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Algebra City - Classroom Starter Pack

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Algebra City - Classroom Starter Pack

  • Publisher: Pro-Ed Inc
  • Grade Level: All
  • Item #: 20011

Description

ALGEBRA CITY-CLASSRM STARTER PACK

Targeted Intervention to Help Your Struggling Students Pass Algebra

Algebra Cityis a mathematics intervention program created especially to help students build an understanding of key concepts, procedures, and representations needed to master and pass Algebra I. When traditional texts frequently can be “a mile wide and an inch deep,”Algebra Cityencourages students to delve deeply into the most critical content: the 28 common misconceptions where students have the most difficulties in algebra. Each of the four Student Editions covers seven of these misconceptions.

Engages the Learner

Motivating graphic-novel elements encourage students to make algebraic connections and uncover relationships with multiple representations and mathematical models. Students construct meaning through carefully scaffolded examples, engaging discussions, purposeful writing, and links to real-world connections.

Provides Supports for the Teacher

Algebra Cityincorporates research-based best practices that clearly link success in Algebra I to the completion of high school, college, and beyond. Materials include:

  • Targeted Assessments to support data-driven decision making
  • Robust delivery instructions with point-of-use references to engage students in active instruction
  • Structured learning interactions that integrate the learning environment, students’ working memory, and students’ long-term memory
  • Questions to scaffold effective classroom discussions, lesson extensions, problem rationales, and additional practice
  • Integration of the Common Core State Standards into each unit
  • Strategies for Differentiation focused on struggling students and English language learners

Flexibility in Program Delivery

Targeted instruction enablesAlgebra Cityto be used in inclusion settings, individualized or small-group instruction, tutoring, double-period or shadow classes, and summer school.

Program Components

  • Four Student Editions
  • Four Corresponding Teacher’s Editions
  • ExamView® Assessment SuiteCD-ROM
  • Keys to the CityResource CD-ROM

Misconceptions Covered:

Book 1 -Algebra Essentials

  • Variables
  • Expressions
  • Equations & Inequalities
  • Rules of Operations
  • Laws of Exponents
  • Radicals
  • Absolute Value

Book 2 -Equations & Inequalities

  • 0 and 1
  • Multi-Step Equations
  • Expressions
  • Properties
  • Proportions
  • Inequalities
  • Absolute Value

Book 3 -Graphing

  • Functions
  • Slope
  • Y-Intercepts
  • Graphing Lines
  • Solutions to Inequalities
  • Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
  • Solutions to Systems

Book 4 -Polynomials & Factoring

  • Parabolas
  • Binomials
  • Trinomials
  • Factoring
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Rational Expressions
  • Fractions & Variables

Classroom Starter PackIncludes all the items in the Teacher’s Kit (four Teacher’s Editions that correspond to the Student Editions,ExamView® Assessment Suite* CD,Keys to the CityTeacher’s Resource CD, plus a 5-pack of each of the 4 Student Editions. (©2012)

*ExamView® Assessment Suite is a registered trademark of eInstruction Corp.

ExamView® Assessment Suite Minimum System Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows® 2000, XP, Vista, 7, or Windows 8Intel Pentium IV Processor 1GHz or equivalent 512 MB available memory to run application 500 MB hard disk space for installation Monitor capable of displaying 16-bit color with 800 x 600 resolution Internet connection to access the content updates, software updates and Web publishing features CD Drive
  • Mac OS® X 10.41.66 Intel GHz Intel Core Duo 512 MB available memory to run application 300 MB hard disk space for installation Monitor capable of displaying 16-bit color with 800 x 600 resolution Internet connection to access the content updates, software updates and Web publishing features CD Drive

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