Function Families Class Notes

Tuesday, in small groups, students completed the following task after direct instruction on how to use the TI-84 graphing calculator to graph different types of functions.


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These are the graphs students used to sort in the activity above.

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Wednesday in class, we used a plenary discussion of students sorts and they summarized their noticings in a foldable for INB 21

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Thursday there was a retrieval quiz over Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences and a pre-assessment for Functions to see where students stand in their understanding.

Friday – using function notation to generate tables of values for each function family, then graphing the ordered pairs to compare the shapes of the graphs and look for patterns within the tables of values.


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