This file contains two lesson plans in a Word document. The first lesson plan is an introduction to finding the greatest common factor (GCF) of a polynomial and factoring the GCF out of the polynomial.
The second lesson plan demonstrates factoring the GCF from a polynomial and then factoring the binomial factors out of the polynomial.
Each lesson plan includes an opening activity, minilesson with guided steps through the process, examples, class activities and a worksheet for homework. Answer keys are included.
Common Core Standards for High School Algebra included on cover page.