Algebra 1

Algebra MCAP

The Algebra MCAP is a graduation requirement. The passing score for Algebra MCAP  is set by the state. According to the state website on graduation requirements, the passing score for the Algebra MCAP is as follows:

2016-17 score of 725
2017-18 score of 725 
2018-19 score of 725 for 8th graders and 750 for 7th graders
2019-20+               score of 750 for all students

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Units of Study

1. Linear Relationships
Unit 1A - Quantities and Models - HMH Modules 1 and 2 (about 6 days)

Unit 1B - Understanding Functions - HMH Modules 3 and 4 (about 14 days)

Unit 1C - Linear Functions, Equations, and Inequalities - HMH Modules 2, 5, 6,and 7 (about 18 days)


2. Exploring Linear Relationships

Unit 2A Analyzing Data Sets for Two Quantitative Variables - HMH Module 10 (about 6 days)
 Unit 2B Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities - HMH Modules 11-12 (about 12 days)
 Unit 2C Piecewise Defined Functions - HMH Module 13 (about 10 days)

3.  Exponential Functions 

Geometric Sequences and the Graphs of Exponential Functions - HMH Modules 15-16 (about 18 days)

4. Quadratic Functions

Unit 4A Polynomial Expressions - HMH Modules 17-18 (about 10 days)

 Unit 4B Graphs of Quadratic Functions - HMH Modules 19-20 (about 10 days)
 Unit 4C Solving Quadratic Equations - HMH Modules 21-23 (about 18 days)
 Unit 4D Other Functions - HMH Module 24 *about 4 days)

5. Data Analysis

Unit 5A Analyzing Data Sets for Two Categorical Variables - HMH Module 8 (about 4 days)
Unit 5B Analyzing Data Sets for One Variable 
- HMH Module 9 (about 8 days)


Visit the Maryland State Department of Education website to see 

an explanation of the Common Core Curriculum.

Textbook - available in hardcover and in BCPS One Digital Content

Algebra textbook