This is an introduction to factoring the binomial factors of a trinomial. A full lesson plan is included as well as a short Powerpoint presentation showing the steps to factoring a trinomial.
This lesson plan includes an opening activity, minilesson with guided steps through the process, examples, class activities and a worksheet for homework.
NOTE: There are different ways to show how to factor a trinomial. This lesson plan uses the approach of finding all the factors of the third term in the trinomial and chooisng the factors that add up to the second term.
Answer key included.
Common Core Standards for High School Algebra included on cover page.