## Reflection: Lesson Planning Using Sequences and Series to Make Connections - Section 3: Pascal’s Triangle Team Activity + Homework

I quickly realized in the midst of the Pascal's Triangle group activity that my students needed a concrete example before they headed out the door with the homework.  The leap from the activity was too big of a jump for the students, despite the fact that it went well.  Doing the example

EXPAND (x-4)^4

would have helped my students by serving as a bridge between the activity and the homework assignment.  It takes 3-4 minutes to work through the example, leaving 10 for the activity in this section of the lesson.  This would still leave sufficient time for my students.

Example Needed
Lesson Planning: Example Needed

# Using Sequences and Series to Make Connections

Unit 3: Sequences and Series
Lesson 11 of 15

## Big Idea: There is something for all types of learners in this lesson!

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, Algebra, Patterns (Algebra), Algebra II, master teacher project, 11th Grade
40 minutes

### Jarod Hammel

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