Bring inquiry-based learning to your Algebra classroom with this scaffolded card sort! Students will have the opportunity to explore function transformations through patterns and will end with a firm conceptual understanding of the topic. This activity is designed to replace traditional notes, PowerPoint slides, or lecture-based teaching in your lesson. Students can complete the card sort individually or in cooperative learning groups. Meanwhile, you’ll be free to circulate and act as a resource to push your students’ thinking to new heights! Answer key provided!
Common Core Standards Focus:
This activity covers CCSS Math standard [HSF-BF.B.3] Identify the effect on the graph of replacing f(x) by f(x)+k, kf(x), f(kx), and f(x+k) for specific values of k (both positive and negative); find the value of k given the graphs. Have fun!
Necessary Prerequisite Skills:
identifying points on a graph