## Algebra I Skill List

These are the skills that are important enough to assess individually. Some skills will include sub-skills that aren’t assessed individually. This is not necessarily the order the skills will be assessed in.First Semester Skills List Student Checklist (pdf)

Second Semester Skills List Student Checklist (pdf)

### First Semester

- Real Numbers (Algebra Pre-test)
- Adding and Subtracting Fractions
- Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
- Integer Operations
- Order of Operations
- Solving Equations
- Solving Proportion & Percents
- Variables on both sides
- Graphing Linear Equations
- Using Tables
- Using Intercepts
- Slope/Rate of Change
- Using Slope-Intercept
- Writing Linear Equations
- In Slope-Intercept Form
- In Point-Slope Form
- In Standard Form
- Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
- Solving Systems of Equations

- By Graphing
- By Substitution
- By Elimination

- Inequalities
- Solving and Graphing Inequalities in One Variable
- Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
- Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities (if time)
- Solving and Graphing Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities (if time)

Second Semester

- Rules of Exponents
- Products
- Quotients
- Negative/Zero Exponents
- Scientific Notation

- Probability and Statistics
- Probability and Odds
- Permutations & Combinations
- Measures of central tendencies
- Interpret Data Graphs (box and whisker, stem and leaf, histogram) - if time
- Geometry (including CSAP Review Items)
- Polygons
- Angles
- Perimeter, Circumference and Area
- Pythagorean Theorem
- Polynomial Operations
- Adding and Subtracting
- Multiplying
- Solving already factored polynomial equations

- Factoring
~~By Grouping~~- not going to assess separately- ax2 + bx + c
- Special products
- Quadratics
- Graphing Quadratics (ax2 + bx + c)
- Solve Quadratic Equations by Graphing
- Solve Quadratic Equations by Using the Quadratic Formula

- Radicals
- Simplifying Radicals
- Solve Radical Equations (if time)

- Rational Expressions
- Multiply, Divide and simplify
- Add, Subtract and simplify
- Solve Rational Equations - if time