PAG = Passport to Algebra and Geometry Book 

Int = Intervention Kit for the Prentice Hall Algebra 1 Book 

Trimester 1 


Chapter 

Taught 

Cross 

Reference 

Text  

CA Math 

Standard 

Topic 

Additional Assignments 

Alg 1-1 

2 days 

PAG 1.5 

PAG 2.6, 2.7 

AF 1.1 

NS 2.5 

Using Variables 

Alg.Pizzaz 10 (writing expressions) 

“Why did the Cow Keep Jumping 

Over the Barrel?”

Punchline 9 (substituting for variables 

a

nd eval.) “According to Astronomers, 

What is a „Light Year‟”

In the Bag Project 

 see resource 

binder 

Alg 1-2 

2 days 

PAG 1.4 

AF 1.2 

Exponents and 

Order of 

Operations 

Punchline Bridge to Alg. 11 (Order of 

Operat.) “What Kind of TV Show is 

Relaxing to Watc

h?”

Alg 1-3 

2 days 

PAG 6.6; 9.1  

NS 1.3 

NS 1.5 

NS 2.5 

Exploring Real 

Numbers 

Alg 1-4 

2 days 

PAG 7.1 

NS 1.2 

NS 2.5 

Adding Real 

Numbers 

Alg Piz 12 What did the Quiz,…

Alg 1-5 

2 days 

PAG 7.2 

NS 1.2 

NS 2.5 

Subtracting Real 

Numbers 

Pre-Alg Piz 45 Why is Space Travel 

Alg 1-6 

2 days 

PAG 7.3, 7.4 

NS 1.2 

Multiplying and 

Dividing Real 

Numbers 

Alg 1-7 

2 days 

PAG 2.1, 2.2 

AF 1.3 

The Distributive 

Property 

Like Terms (not 

a separate 

area, but 

needs to be 

taught) 

Pre-Alg.Pizzaz-# ??  (add/subt. Like 

terms) “Wh

y Did the Carpet Installer 

Quit his Job?”

??  (adding like terms, some with dist.