HSF-LE.A.1a

Prove that linear functions grow by equal differences over equal intervals, and that exponential functions grow by equal factors over equal intervals.

 
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Writing Linear Equations (Day 1 of 2)

Algebra I » Unit: Linear & Absolute Value Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Linear & Absolute Value Functions
Noelani Davis
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will analyze the different components of slope intercept form, and the purpose of each component in the entire equation.

 
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Counting the Change: Linear, quadratic, or exponential? (Day 2 of 2)

12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students explore rates of change to identify function types and find patterns that help them to identify and define exponential functions.

 
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How Does a Parabola Grow?

Algebra I » Unit: Quadratic Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Quadratic Functions
James Dunseith
Worcester, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

It's not so much about the shortcut as it is about the structure it reveals!

 
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Counting the Change: Linear, quadratic, or exponential? (Day 1 of 2)

12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students explore rates of change to identify function types and find patterns that help them to identify and define exponential functions.

 
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linear v quad v exponential resized image
   

Sorting out the Change

12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students identify the type of function (linear or exponential) which represents a situation & writes equations to model these situations.

 
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Creating and Interpreting Exponential Functions

Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Jason Colombino
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students work collaboratively to model different real world application of exponential functions!

 
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Linear and Nonlinear Function Review and Portfolio

12th Grade Math » Unit: Linear and Nonlinear Functions
12th Grade Math » Unit: Linear and Nonlinear Functions
Hilary Yamtich
Oakland, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Give students the chance to put all the pieces together. Give them the chance to make connections between the ideas and skills of the unit.

 
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linear non linear
   

Exponential Functions Test Review

12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will work together and ask questions on their test review to prepare for tomorrow's unit test.

 
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Exponentials Functions Unit Test

12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will demonstrate their learning of Exponential Functions in this formal assessment.

 
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exam
   

A Penny or $100,000!

Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Rhonda Leichliter
Rogers, AR
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students compare the pattern of change of an exponential function to the rate of change in a linear function.

 
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penny or million dollars 2
   

Linear and Exponential Functions Project

Algebra I » Unit: Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Functions
Amanda Hathaway
Boston, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Show what you know. Students work on a poster project to show patterns of change in linear and exponential functions.

 
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functions project
   

Discrete and Continuous Functions

Algebra I » Unit: Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Functions
Amanda Hathaway
Boston, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Is change happening continuously? Students compare and contrast discrete and continuous functions and build on their conceptual understanding of the domain of functions.

 
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discrete and continuous
   

Equal Differences, Equal Factors

Algebra I » Unit: Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Functions
Amanda Hathaway
Boston, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Is that function a sequence? Students learn how to differentiate between arithmetic and geometric sequences and linear and exponential functions.

 
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equal differences
   

Push Ups - Practice with an Arithmetic Sequence

Algebra I » Unit: Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences
Algebra I » Unit: Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences
Amanda Hathaway
Boston, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Scott is getting buff! How many push ups will he do on day n? Students explore an arithmetic sequence and solidify their understanding of how to represent it.

 
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push ups
   

Decreasing Geometric Sequences

Algebra I » Unit: Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences
Algebra I » Unit: Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences
Amanda Hathaway
Boston, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What happens when you give away 60% of your candy stash? Students explore what happens when a geometric sequence has a constant ratio between 0 and 1.

 
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