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Lessons (131)

Lessons (131)

Algebra II

(12 Units, 131 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Exponential and Logarithmic Functions(21 Lessons)

Introduction to Exponential Functions - Rational Exponents

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

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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13 Resources

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Real Number Exponents

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Big Idea:This building-block lesson includes a touch of technology, collaboration, and critical thinking as the students further familiarize themselves with the rules of exponents – but more importantly, extend these rules to irrational exponents

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17 Resources

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A Conceptual Introduction to Exponential Functions: Collaboration, Questioning, and Financial Advice!

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Big Idea:This lesson will provide students with the opportunity to investigate a conceptual understanding of exponential functions. Students will begin with a mathematical model and then extend their knowledge to providing "mathematical" financial advice based off

13 Resources

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13 Resources

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Discovering Solutions to Exponential Equations

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Big Idea:Students will be challenged to make use of structure (and experiences in previous lessons) to solve their first exponential equations!

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15 Resources

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An "Exponentially" Rewarding Battle!

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Big Idea:This lesson serves as a “Battleship” review of real number exponents (both irrational and rational) as well as solving exponential equations. Students engage in battle while trying to sink a partner’s fleet of answers!

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27 Resources

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Productive Struggle - A Pre-Spring Break Challenge of Exponential Functions

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Big Idea:This lesson (taking place on the day before spring break) is designed to keep the students engaged – rather than mentally hitting the beach early!

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11 Resources

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Compositions, Inverses & Role Play: Extending Concepts to Exponential Functions

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Big Idea:This lesson welcomes the students back from spring break with a transition to inverse functions. The element of “role play” helps to set the stage for the foundation of logarithms

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13 Resources

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Exponential Functions and Logarithms - Connecting the Dots

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Big Idea:This lesson builds nicely on the students’ knowledge of inverse functions and introduces them to the world of logarithms. Rather than trying to memorize mathematical notation, the students are guided through an in-depth study under the umbrella of exponen

12 Resources

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12 Resources

7 Favorites

Exponentials and Logarithms: LOUD and CLEAR!

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Big Idea:This engaging lesson allows the students to apply logarithms to the real world! After finishing the study, students will think twice before playing their music too loud!

22 Resources

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22 Resources

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A Wrap on Logarithmic dB's and An Extension to Logarithmic Properties

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Big Idea:This lesson, motivated by previous exploration and experimentation, empowers the students to explore mathematical proof involving exponentiation and logarithms

17 Resources

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17 Resources

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Classroom Journey: Exponential and Logarithmic Properties

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Big Idea:This lesson takes the students on a “journey” around the room while utilizing the laws of logarithms and their knowledge of exponentials.

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13 Resources

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Laws of Logarithms and Real Applications

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Big Idea:This lesson provides the students with additional support on the properties of logarithms. It concludes with an introductory problem set involving exponential equations.

16 Resources

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16 Resources

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Calculator Boot-Camp and Solving Exponential Equations

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Big Idea:This lesson places a high emphasis on teaching the students how to properly use a calculator when solving exponential/logarithmic equations.

19 Resources

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19 Resources

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Logs, Loans, and Life Lessons!

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Big Idea:This engaging lesson weaves together logarithms, loans, and life lessons!

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16 Resources

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"Demystifying e" Day #1

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Big Idea:This lesson mixes the ingredients of lecture, investigation, application, and a touch of creativity to “Demystify e”!

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12 Resources

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Logs, Loans, and Life Lessons Collaboration Day!

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Big Idea:Auto Loan (linear function) + Car Value (exponential decay function) = REAL LIFE APPLICATION!

23 Resources

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23 Resources

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FInal Discussion - "Demystifying e" PLUS Skills Practice with Logarithms

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Big Idea:This lesson builds on the “concept level” understanding that the students have obtained on “e” and extends that knowledge to skills practice and the natural logarithm function. It also focuses on mathematics specific readings strategies.

14 Resources

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14 Resources

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Elephant Tracks!

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Big Idea:This lesson teaches the students to use the natural logarithm function to find the age of an elephant!

21 Resources

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21 Resources

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End of Unit Differentiated Problem Set

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Big Idea:This lesson allows the students to apply their mathematical knowledge in a real context.

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14 Resources

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Differentiated Problem Share Out - Unit Review

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Big Idea:This lesson allows the students to apply their mathematical knowledge in a real context.

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16 Resources

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Unit Review

Algebra II

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Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Big Idea:This lesson helps the students bring closure to the exponential and logarithmic functions unit.

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10 Resources

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