This asymptote unit will be all you need! AFTER you have taught factoring and domain and range using a graph you are ready for this five to seven day unit. Students will start this unit by determining the domain of a function algebraically. Then they will use that knowledge to determine vertical asymptotes and PODs. The lessons continue with horizontal asymptotes which prepares them for calculus by looking at the end behavior (limits).
I have written 5 complete lessons which include a warm up, an activity, closure, homework and two formative assessments. I also have extra activities for extra practice.
The lessons were designed with discourse in mind. It is full of higher order thinking questions and encourages students to work together.