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What is Engaging Mathematics, Volume II: Algebra I?

An instructional resource featuring over 90 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)-

based, classroom-ready mathematics activities that each take approximately 10 to

15 minutes to complete.

A TEKS-based resource that addresses all Algebra I mathematics TEKS

and provides—

Rigorous problem-solving tasks

Manipulative-based tasks

Vocabulary development tasks

Sorting and classifying tasks

A resource that supports high-quality, research-based instruction by providing activities

that can be used for various purposes, including—

Engaging warm-ups and opening tasks that draw students into relevant

and challenging mathematics

Instructional support for all students, from at-risk to gifted and talented,

to help learners articulate, refine, and retain important mathematical concepts,

processes, and skills

Short-cycle, formative assessments that provide immediate and ongoing

feedback to guide instruction for the teacher and learning for the student

Supplemental tasks to support intervention strategies

A resource that incorporates the mathematics process standards by

promoting—

Reasoning, generalizing, and problem-solving

in mathematical and real-world contexts

Modeling, using tools, and connecting

representations

Analysis

Communication

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