Skill List

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

  1. Real Numbers (Algebra Pre-test)
    1. Adding and Subtracting Fractions
    2. Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
    3. Integer Operations
    4. Order of Operations
  2. Solving Equations
    1. Solving Proportion and Percents
    2. Variables on Both Sides
  3. Graphing Linear Equations
    1. Using Tables
    2. Using Intercepts
    3. Slope/Rate of Change
    4. Using Slope-Intercept
  4. Writing Linear Equations
    1. In Slope-Intercept Form
    2. In Point-Slope Form
    3. In Standard Form
    4. Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
  5. Solving Systems of Equations
    1. By Graphing
    2. By Substitution
    3. By Elimination
  1. Inequalities
    1. Solving and Graphing Inequalities in One Variable
    2. Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
  2. Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities (if time)
  3. Solving and Graphing Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities (if time)

Second Semester

  1. Rules of Exponents
    1. Products
    2. Quotients
    3. Negative/Zero Exponents
    4. Scientific Notation
  2. Probability and Statistics
    1. Probability and Odds
    2. Permutations and Combinations
    3. Measures of central tendencies
    4. Interpret Data Graphs: Box and Whisker, Stem and Leaf, Histogram (if time)
  3. Geometry (including CSAP Review Items)
    1. Polygons
    2. Angle Sums
    3. Perimeter, Circumference and Area
    4. Pythagorean Theorem
  4. Polynomial Operations
    1. Adding and Subtracting
    2. Multiplying
  5. Factoring
    1. ax2 + bx + c
    2. Special products
  6. Quadratics
    1. Solve Quadratic Equations by Factoring
    2. Graphing Quadratics (ax2 + bx + c)
    3. Solve Quadratic Equations by Using the Quadratic Formula
  7. Radicals
    1. Simplifying Radicals
    2. Solve Radical Equations (if time)
  8. Rational Expressions
    1. Multiply, Divide and Simplify Rational Expressions
    2. Add, Subtract and Simplify Rational Expressions (if time)
    3. Solve Rational Equations (if time)