Reflection: Adjustments to Practice Building the Unit Circle (Day 2 of 2) - Section 1: Warm-up


Today's Warmup_Task was actually quite challenging for some of my students as they didn’t remember the general equation for a circle. I was happy to see some students using the graphing calculator app to graph the conic sections presented to find their answer. It seemed my students knew the circle had a radius of 1 and was centered at the origin, but just couldn’t recall the general form equation of a circle.

  Adjustments to Practice: Challenging Task for my Students
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Building the Unit Circle (Day 2 of 2)

Unit 7: Rotations and Cyclical Functions
Lesson 5 of 10

Objective: SWBAT identify special angles in the unit circle and find the coordinates of these angles.

Big Idea: Students use prior knowledge of circles and angles and their cut-out special triangle templates to build the unit circle.

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Math, unit circle, PreCalculus, Algebra2, special triangles
  40 minutes
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