Sketching Derivative Functions (Part 1 of 2)

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Objective

SWBAT sketch derivative functions graphically given the graph of the original function.

Big Idea

We’ve developed the idea of the derivative as the slope of a tangent line. Today we use this idea to sketch graphs of derivative functions.

Video Narrative - Lesson Overview

Warm-up and Homework Review

15 minutes
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Setting the Stage

3 minutes
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Investigation

40 minutes
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Closure + Homework

2 minutes
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