**Structure: **Year long course, consisting of 12 units, including teacher guide, student workbook, and answer keys

**Learning Activities: **Think-alouds, puzzles, exploration, practice problems, and using algebraic habits of mind (aligned to the Common Core Standards of Mathematical Practice) to build mathematical meaning using pictures and diagrams and transition to abstract representations of those concepts using symbols, expressions and equations

**Learning Outcomes: **

Students use algebraic habits of mind to build mathematical understanding of Algebra 1 topics

**Habits of Mind:**

Puzzling and Persevering, Seeking and Using Structure, Using Tools Strategically, Describing Repeated Reasoning, Communicating with Precision

**Units of Study:**

Language of Algebra; Geography of the Number Line; Micro-Geometry of the Number Line; Area and Multiplication; Logic of Algebra; Geography of the Coordinate Plane; Thinking Things Through Thoroughly; Logic of Fractions, Points, Slopes and Lines; Area Model Factoring; Exponents; and Algebraic Habits of Mind

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