Solve systems of quadratic and linear equations graphically

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Objective

SWBAT solve a system of linear and quadratic functions graphically.

Big Idea

Blow students' minds by combining quadratic functions with linear ones to create SYSTEMS.

Warm-up

10 minutes

Each day, students complete a Warmup that usually consists of spiraling the previous day's material, in addition to older material.  Warm-up problems also sometimes extend lessons that students have encountered before to more unfamiliar contexts. I often use a "mixtape" approach that pushes the kids to see/review multiple types of problems - the cumulative effect of which can be really powerful.

This unit moves fairly quickly, and so the warm-up questions are useful times to review and consolidate student understanding.

Play of the Day

40 minutes

Huddle

10 minutes

Homework

15 minutes

This homework assignment dives right in with the challenging content from today's lesson: 

Solve systems of linear and quadratic functions graphically