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Are you having trouble getting your students to take effective notes during math lessons? Are you looking for quick activities that can be completed in a math journal or at the end of a lesson as a check for understanding? If so, these activities are for you.

This packet of scaffolded notes is perfect for Algebra 2 or Integrated Math students working with polynomials. They can be used for introduction of topics or to reflect/review what you have covered in class discussion. The prompts listed in this activity packet build nicely on each other if introduced in the order that they appear. Our students enjoy filling them out and organizing them in their math journals so that they can refer back to them throughout the year. These activities are a great way to promote writing in math. Keys are included for reference.

This set includes the following scaffolded note activities:

What is a monomial?

What is a negative exponent?

Rules of Exponents

Simplifying Expressions with Exponents

Scientific Notation

Multiplying Numbers in Scientific Notation

Dividing Numbers in Scientific Notation

What is a polynomial?

What is the degree of a polynomial?

Polynomials: Add, Subtract, and Multiply

Multiplying Binomials Using the F.O.I.L Method

Multiplying Polynomials

Dividing a Polynomial by a Monomial

Polynomial Division (Long-Division Method)

Polynomial Division (Using Synthetic Division)

Factoring Techniques (Handout)

What is Factoring?

Greatest Common Factor

Polynomial and GCF (Match)

Factoring Polynomials (Handout)

Factoring Second Degree Trinomials with a Coefficient of One on the Second Degree Term into a Product of Binomials

Factoring Second Degree Trinomials into the Product of Binomials Using the “X” Method

Factoring Polynomials with Four or More Terms Using Grouping

Factoring Polynomials with Four or More Terms Using Grouping

Special Factoring Techniques for Polynomials with Two Terms

Square and Square Root Review with Whole Numbers

Cube and Cube Root Review with Whole Numbers

Definition of nth Root

Principal Root

Real nth Roots

Finding Roots

Simplifying Roots Using Absolute Values

Rules for Simplifying Square Roots

Finding the Square Root of a Product

Finding the Square Root of a Quotient

Multiplying Radicals

Adding and Subtracting Radicals

Multiplying Binomials with Radical Terms Using the F.O.I.L. Method

Using a Conjugate to Rationalize a Denominator

Rational Exponents and Radicals

Evaluating Expressions with Rational Exponents

Expressions with Radicals

Expressions with Rational Exponents

Solve a Radical Equation (Square Root)

Solve a Radical Equation with an Extraneous Solution

Solve a Radical Equation (Cube Root)

Solve a Radical Inequality

Solving Radical Inequalities

What is an imaginary unit?

Square Roots of Negative Numbers

Multiply Pure Imaginary Numbers

Solving Equations with Imaginary Solutions

What is a complex number?

Equate Complex Numbers

Add and Subtract Complex Numbers

Multiplying Complex Numbers Using the F.O.I.L. Method

Using a Conjugate to Divide Complex Numbers

Plus 30 Interactive Notebook activities and 26 Quick Checks for Understanding.

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This packet of scaffolded notes is perfect for Algebra 2 or Integrated Math students working with polynomials. They can be used for introduction of topics or to reflect/review what you have covered in class discussion. The prompts listed in this activity packet build nicely on each other if introduced in the order that they appear. Our students enjoy filling them out and organizing them in their math journals so that they can refer back to them throughout the year. These activities are a great way to promote writing in math. Keys are included for reference.

This set includes the following scaffolded note activities:

What is a monomial?

What is a negative exponent?

Rules of Exponents

Simplifying Expressions with Exponents

Scientific Notation

Multiplying Numbers in Scientific Notation

Dividing Numbers in Scientific Notation

What is a polynomial?

What is the degree of a polynomial?

Polynomials: Add, Subtract, and Multiply

Multiplying Binomials Using the F.O.I.L Method

Multiplying Polynomials

Dividing a Polynomial by a Monomial

Polynomial Division (Long-Division Method)

Polynomial Division (Using Synthetic Division)

Factoring Techniques (Handout)

What is Factoring?

Greatest Common Factor

Polynomial and GCF (Match)

Factoring Polynomials (Handout)

Factoring Second Degree Trinomials with a Coefficient of One on the Second Degree Term into a Product of Binomials

Factoring Second Degree Trinomials into the Product of Binomials Using the “X” Method

Factoring Polynomials with Four or More Terms Using Grouping

Factoring Polynomials with Four or More Terms Using Grouping

Special Factoring Techniques for Polynomials with Two Terms

Square and Square Root Review with Whole Numbers

Cube and Cube Root Review with Whole Numbers

Definition of nth Root

Principal Root

Real nth Roots

Finding Roots

Simplifying Roots Using Absolute Values

Rules for Simplifying Square Roots

Finding the Square Root of a Product

Finding the Square Root of a Quotient

Multiplying Radicals

Adding and Subtracting Radicals

Multiplying Binomials with Radical Terms Using the F.O.I.L. Method

Using a Conjugate to Rationalize a Denominator

Rational Exponents and Radicals

Evaluating Expressions with Rational Exponents

Expressions with Radicals

Expressions with Rational Exponents

Solve a Radical Equation (Square Root)

Solve a Radical Equation with an Extraneous Solution

Solve a Radical Equation (Cube Root)

Solve a Radical Inequality

Solving Radical Inequalities

What is an imaginary unit?

Square Roots of Negative Numbers

Multiply Pure Imaginary Numbers

Solving Equations with Imaginary Solutions

What is a complex number?

Equate Complex Numbers

Add and Subtract Complex Numbers

Multiplying Complex Numbers Using the F.O.I.L. Method

Using a Conjugate to Divide Complex Numbers

Plus 30 Interactive Notebook activities and 26 Quick Checks for Understanding.

Check out our full-length preview for a closer look.

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How to earn TPT Credits:

"Earn TpT Credits for purchases on TpT. You get one TpT Credit for every $ you spend on TpT. Thing is, you only get the Credits after you Provide Feedback -- both a fair rating and a fair comment -- on the items that you purchase. We will round up for you, too! If you provide fair feedback on a $4.75 item, you will earn 5 credits. Every 100 Credits is worth $5 that you can apply towards future TpT purchases, but there is no need to wait until you have 100 to redeem them. 50 credits is worth $2.50, for example."--TPT Credits Page

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