Pumpkin-Functions is a fun way to teach
Transformations of Functions.
I have included
4. Absolute Value
Included are Pumpkins to choose or make your own.
Later I plan to make the functions a little more advanced with the Function Notation but ....this will do for now..
A-Students graph the families on the shell graphs
B-Students will then choose the functions they want to use to
decorate the Pumpkins.
C-Hopefully students will go further with the Stretches for the
Quadratics and make a Positive 1/16 coefficient for a big
Pumpkin Smile or Negative for the Frown
D. I bought real little Pumpkins for each group to decorate.
One student from each group will get to take that one home if
they pick it up after school.
E. This Activity is aligned with the CCSS Standard for Building
F. I DO PLAN TO UPGRADE IT IN THE FUTURE with Function
Notation and a Level II and/or Level III Functions..
G. For the Semester Block Courses...that needs to teach this in the Spring..I am in the process of making a
Function Tree and a Function Egg!!