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Hilary Yamtich

12th Grade Math

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Oakland, CA

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(12 Units, 146 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Exponential Functions(26 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Linear and Nonlinear Functions(13 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Piecewise Functions(12 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Absolute Value Functions and More Piecewise Functions(9 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Introduction to Quadratic Functions through Applications(9 Lessons)

Unit 5 - More Abstract Work with Quadratic Functions(17 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Rational Functions(10 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Polynomial Functions(9 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Exponential Functions(26 Lessons)

Unit 9 - Ferris Wheels(11 Lessons)

Unit 10 - Circles(10 Lessons)

Unit 11 - Radical Functions(10 Lessons)

Unit 12 - Cubic Functions(10 Lessons)

Bunnies and Exponential Growth

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Students experience and describe exponential growth by looking at exponentially increasing bunny populations.

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17 Resources

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More Bunnies and Exponential Growth

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:With two days to think about bunny population problems, students reach a much deeper understanding of how exponential growth works and are able to use the concept of “going backwards in time” to make meaning of negative exponents.

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8 Resources

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Candy Bars and Exponential Decay

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Students create visual examples of exponential decay and develop formulas to describe this. Students relate exponential decay to exponential growth.

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10 Resources

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Bunnies and Exponential Equations

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Students develop systematic methods to solve problems involving exponential equations that they write themselves. They make meaning of word problems and negative exponents in order to solve problems in context.

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14 Resources

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Graphing Bunnies

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Students are first exposed to exponential graphs in the context of a realistic example of exponential growth that they have explored extensively through data tables.

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Exponential Data Tables

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Students develop their own algebraic methods to find exponential functions to match data tables.

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Fitting Exponential Functions Given Two Points

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Can you find an exponential function to fit any two data points? How can you use data tables and algebra to do this?

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Matching Exponential Graphs to Equations

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:How does changing the parameters of the function y=a*b^x affect the graph of the function?

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11 Resources

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Exponential Functions Review

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:How can students assess their own strengths and weaknesses and use this self-assessment to direct their own review session?

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Exponential Functions Portfolio and Summative Assessment

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Students demonstrate their knowledge of the content and their ability to apply the practice standards through two different forms of assessment.

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Exponential Functions and Approach Statements

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Students determine which changes to an exponential function will affect the approach statements and to describe how the changes will affect the approach statements.

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13 Resources

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Graphing Exponential Functions

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Students create graphs of exponential functions and use the graphs they created as examples to determine how changes to the equation affect the graphs.

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12 Resources

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Matching Graphs of Exponential Functions to their Equations

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Students explore how the parameters in the equation y=+/-a*b^(x-h)+k affect the graph of the function using graphs and equations provided for them.

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12 Resources

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Exponential Function Designs

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Using the challenge of creating visually appealing designs, students will explore the affect of each parameter on the graph of the function.

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11 Resources

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Graph Exponential Functions Review

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Students review and prepare for an upcoming assessment.

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6 Resources

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Graph Exponential Functions Summative Assessment and Portfolio

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Students show their knowledge and skills through two different forms of assessment.

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6 Resources

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Bouncy Ball Investigation

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Use quantitative reasoning to make predictions about the bounce height of a bouncy ball!

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13 Resources

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Percent Change: Growth and Decay

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Students generate exponential functions in a totally new way (for them) using percent increases and decreases. They will create diagrams to help them visualize this.

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10 Resources

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More Percent Changes and Exponential Functions

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Students expand their understanding of exponential functions by connecting these to the exponential growth and decay situations they explored yesterday. They develop methods to determine whether or not a data table shows an exponential function.

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10 Resources

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Writing Exponential Functions to Solve Problems

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Develop an efficient algorithm for solving exponential word problems using ideas that actually make sense!

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Different Time Intervals and Exponential Functions

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:One quantity doubles every hour and one doubles everyday--how you can write functions to describe their behavior using the same units?

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14 Resources

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Compound Interest

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Develop the compound interest formula using scaffolds and prior knowledge about how to create exponential functions from data tables.

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13 Resources

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Compound Interest Formula

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Make sense of each part of the compound interest formula.

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Continuously Compounded Interest

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:We know that the more times you compound the interest in a year, the more money you will have in your account. Does it keep increasing forever? What happens if you compound infinitely many times?

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10 Resources

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Applications of Exponential Functions Review

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:An in-depth review guide allows students the opportunity to choose their focus during review which emphasizes metacognition and self-assessment.

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Applications of Exponential Functions Summative Assessment

12th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exponential Functions

Big Idea:Students show their learning through a formal summative assessment and by developing a portfolio of work that shows evidence of their use of the mathematical practice standards.

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