Academic Standard

Tennessee Diploma Project
Grade range: 
Conceptual StrandThe Algebra Standard emphasizes relationships among quantities, including functions, patterns, ways of representing mathematical relationships, and the analysis of change.Guiding QuestionHow does algebra encompass the relationships among quantities, the use of symbols, the modeling of phenomena, and the mathematical study of change?
Elements within this Standard
Grade Level Expectation
Extend understanding of a variable to equations involving whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and/or mixed numbers.
Use mathematical language and modeling to develop descriptions, rules and extensions of patterns.
Translate between different forms of representations of whole number relationships.
Check For Understanding
Find an unknown quantity in simple equations using whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and mixed numbers.
Translate between symbols and words to represent quantities in expressions or equations.
Create, explain and use a rule to generate terms of a pattern or sequence.
Translate between symbolic, numerical, verbal, or pictorial representations of a whole number pattern or relationship.
State Performance Indicator
Use letters and symbols to represent an unknown quantity and write a simple mathematical expression
Make generalizations about geometric and numeric patterns.
Represent and analyze patterns using words, function tables, and graphs.