## Reflection: Student Ownership Introduction to Exponential Functions - Rational Exponents - Section 1: Opening Class

Attached you will see a completed sticky-note graph.  This graph is the finalized version (after addressing all incorrect answers).  At first, I did not like how the scale of the graph lead to many of the sticky notes being higher on the wall, or near the ceiling.  However, I soon realized that this really helped to drive home my point on exponential growth!  Sometime we create way more than we bargain for as teachers, and this is a fine example of that.

Student Ownership: Sample Completed Sticky Note Graph

# Introduction to Exponential Functions - Rational Exponents

Unit 2: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Lesson 1 of 21

## Big Idea: This multi-faceted lesson creatively activates the students' prior knowledge of exponents in a fun and engaging way - it also includes a “far-out” example that leaves them with a hunger to learn “exponentially” more!

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Math, Algebra, 11th Grade
42 minutes

### Jarod Hammel

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