## Introduction to Functions day 1 new activity narrative.mov - Section 2: Beginning the New Activity

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# Introducing Function Graphs: Day 1 of 3

Lesson 1 of 30

## Objective: SWBAT interpret and sketch graphs of real world events.

## Big Idea: Interpret graphs to win big and create the best motion detector function graph in the class. Vote to win!

*50 minutes*

#### Bellringer Warm-up

*15 min*

Previous Preparation:

Follow the link to Dan Meyer's Blog and print the GraphingStories Graph Paper - one sheet per student. This will be their bellringer paper for the next week.

You may also want to open the two videos you plan to use today early so they can buffer on your screen and run smoothly without pausing for your students. I suggest using one elevation vs. time and one distance vs. time graph today to open the unit

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#### Wrapping-up + Homework

*5 min*

Assign the walking directions as homework. Each partnership was given two graphs so each partner can take one home and finish the walking directions for that one graph, if it was not completed during class. Inform students that the competition begins tomorrow so finishing the homework is vital to team participation. I would encourage students to talk that night in Edmodo.com or other means to ensure they both agree with final product.

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- LESSON 2: Introducing Function Graphs Continued: Day 2 of 4
- LESSON 3: Introducing Function Graphs Completed: Day 3 of 4
- LESSON 4: Introducing Function Graphs Completed: Day 4 of 4
- LESSON 5: Disney World Park Tickets
- LESSON 6: Interpreting Graphs Formative Assessment Lesson Day 1 of 2
- LESSON 7: Interpreting Graphs Formative Assessment Lesson Day 2 of 2
- LESSON 8: Experimenting with Linear Patterns
- LESSON 9: Experimenting with Non Linear Patterns
- LESSON 10: Jump Frog Jump Day 1 of 2
- LESSON 11: Jump Frog Jump Day 2 of 2
- LESSON 12: Hexagon Trains
- LESSON 13: Alphabet Toothpicks
- LESSON 14: How Sweet it Is
- LESSON 15: Stacking Cups
- LESSON 16: Non-Linear Functions Skittles Lab
- LESSON 17: Input/Output Scatter Plot Posters Day 1 of 2
- LESSON 18: Input/Output Scatter Plot Posters Day 2 of 2
- LESSON 19: Function Machine
- LESSON 20: Using Numbers to Catch the Criminal Day 1 of 3
- LESSON 21: Using Numbers to Catch the Criminal Day 2 of 3
- LESSON 22: Using Numbers to Catch the Criminal Day 3 of 3
- LESSON 23: Comparing Runners
- LESSON 24: Comparing T-Shirt Companies Day 1 of 2
- LESSON 25: Comparing T-Shirt Companies Day 2 of 2
- LESSON 26: Comparing Pizza Companies Day 1 of 2
- LESSON 27: Comparing Pizza Companies Day 2 of 2
- LESSON 28: Functions Unit Exam Day 1 of 2
- LESSON 29: Functions Unit Exam Day 2 of 2
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