Graphing Parent Graphs and Transformations Bad Apple Matching Card Game
This fun matching activity will help students practice graphing translations of the constant, linear, quadratic, cubic, square root, rational, and absolute value parent functions. The Bad Apple Matching Card Game is played simi
Parent Functions and Transformations (Algebra 2 Curriculum  Unit 3)
The purpose of this unit is to provide the foundation for the parent functions, with a particular focus on the linear, absolute value, and quadratic function families. A chart is provided with all the parent functions that can be
Parent Functions and Transformations Reference Book
This reference book was created to use as a review of transformations and the following function families: linear, absolute value, quadratic, cubic, square root, cube root, exponential, logarithmic, and reciprocal
Students will graph the both t
Explore parent functions and their transformations with this inquiry activity. Through the exploration, students will see how parts of an equation affect a graph.Students should have a basic knowledge of graphing different types of equations before beginning this activity. The activity begins with
In this worksheet, students are given 4 parent functions (cubic, quadratic, absolute value, exponential) and 16 examples of different transformations in function form (i.e. f(x+2)= or f(x)=) and asked to match each transformation to the graph. The material includes vertical and horizontal transfor
Graphing LogarithmsThis product covers the concepts of graphing and transforming logarithmic functions. In the lesson students will graph logarithmic functions by converting them into exponential functions. They will then fill in a table "backwards" to help them graph the functions. Students will th
BUNDLED for 40% savings!Three unique smallgroup activities encourage students to analyze parent functions and their reflections, horizontal shifts, and vertical shifts.Each activity requires students to match "personality clues" to a variety of equations. All three activities include answer keys a
In this worksheet, students are given 4 parent functions (cubic, quadratic, absolute value, exponential) and 16 examples of different transformations in function form (i.e. f(x+2)= or f(x)=) and asked to match each transformation to the graph. The material includes vertical and horizontal transfor
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This file includes 15 resource files for an overview of graph transformations:
 Parent graphs (linear, quadratic, cubic, absolute value, square root, exponential)
 Shifts

Graphing Parent Functions & Transformations Scavenger Hunt
This walk around activity will help students practice identifying and transforming parent functions based on the function's equation. Students begin the activity by choosing any one of the equations posted around the classroom, and the
This power point describes how graphs move from the parent functions and graphs thems.
It uses y = x, squared x, cubed x, absolute value, greatest integer function, and square root.
I use this for 2 days. I start day 1 with picking out the parent function and the transformations. There are 7 quest
Explore the quadratic parent function and its transformations with this inquiry activity.
Students will explore how parts of an equation affect a graph through graphing the parent function and 7 different transformations. The worksheet is one page. Answer key is included.
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In this activity, students fill in a table of values, graph, and color code different exponential functions on the same coordinate plane. They can observe the transformations by comparing each to the parent function. They will discover the transformation rules, domain, range, and asymptotes througho
This is a set of 4 worksheets.
1 worksheet is good for an introduction to families of graphs (or parent graphs). There are 9 questions asking to identify the parent graph and describe the transformations. There is also 11 review questions (writing equations, finding the intercepts, and plugging in
Students identify key points of transformed quadratic, absolute value, square root, cubic, exponential, logarithmic, and rational functions to graph accurately.
Students must have prior knowledge of:
1. the shapes of the graphs of quadratic, absolute value, square root, cubic, exponential, logarit
This worksheet asks students to create tables and graphs for a set of three related functions then think about how the changes in the function rule affect the related graphs making a prediction about a related fourth function. There a are 5 sets of functions including quadratic, exponential, and squ
This activity is designed to allow students some hands on sorting/matching of parent function transformations to their equations and the vertical/hortizonal shifts that moved them.
This document contains an answer sheet for students, 18 graphs, 18 movements, 18 equations, and an Answer Key.
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Algebra that Functions
Parent Functions Transformations: Linear, Absolute Value, Quadratic, Exponential
Do you want your students to understand the relationships between parent functions and their transformations? Your students will explore the relationship of parent functions for linear function
Purpose – To demonstrate student learning of transformations of parent functions (absolute value, parabola, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric).
Directions: Select 2 parent functions for your project. For each function,
1) Graph the parent function with important pieces of information labeled.
Directions: Cut out each section and match the equation with the correct graph. Then state how the graph changed from the original parent function. Paste together when done.
You can give students calculators or you can have them go completely on what they have learned over transformations. I put my
Students will experiment to identify, using technology, the transformational effects on the graph of a function f(x) when f(x) is replaced by f(x)+k, k∙f(x), f(kx), and f(x+k) for specific values of k, both positive and negative. They will determine the effects of multiple transformations to a given
This is to be used as a reference sheet for any type of function for reflections, translations, and dilations of the parent function. An example is given for each with a quadratic parent function.
Have your students show they know their transformations with this quick and easy miniproject. Students receive a piece of paper with either the quadratic or absolute value parent functions graphed for them. Students are asked to name their parent function, list the equation, and then choose 4 trans