Reflection: Writing Across the Disciplines Power to the Mathematician - Section 3: Wrap It Up


These examples of student "texts" show the different thinking of some of my students. Student A seems to have a pretty solid understanding not only of exponential functions but of appropriate mathematical writing.  Student B is less clear about exponential functions and definitely needs to work on her mathematical writing.  What's interesting is that both students understand the basic form of an exponential function including end behavior.

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Power to the Mathematician

Unit 8: Interpreting Functions
Lesson 12 of 19

Objective: SWBAT graph exponential functions, showing intercepts and end behavior.

Big Idea: Become a powerful mathematician as you interpret graphs of exponential functions!

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Math, algebraic function, Algebra, Function Operations and Inverses, Algebra II, master teacher project, 11th Grade
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