Parent Functions and Graphs Lesson

Grade Levels
9th - 12th
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7 pages + complete solutions
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In this lesson, students cover the following topics:

• Parent Functions: linear, absolute value, quadratic, and greatest integer

• Define and analyze graphs by continuity, intercepts, local minima and maxima, intervals of increase and decrease, end behavior, asymptotes, domain and range.

Students preview the lesson by watching a short video on YouTube and then come to class with some prior knowledge. This lesson includes a video link, a warm-up, notes and homework. The lesson is half guided and half discovery. Included are graphic organizers for the four parent functions covered in this lesson.

Please look at the preview to find out more information about this resource.

This is a lesson from my Algebra 2 Curriculum:

Unit 3 - Functions and Graphs

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7 pages + complete solutions
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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