The topics reviewed in this game are the following:
Writing polynomials in standard form
Naming polynomials by degree and number of terms
Writing polynomials in standard form given their roots using the Factor Theorem
Solving polynomials by factoring using the Factor Theorem
Dividing polynomials by long division or synthetic division
Listing the roots of a polynomial using the Rational Root Theorem
Writing additional roots using the Conjugate Root Theorem
Using the Remainder Theorem to solve a polynomial
Solving a polynomial using the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra
Playing a game before a test, is usually a very exciting time for my students, they love playing a game right before a test. After a few years of using this practice, it seems that this type of review game also as a bonding experience between classmates. So I’ve come to consider it a classroom building type of material as well.
I included a powerpoint and a pdf file so that you can print it and refer to it while playing the game.