This is a lesson plan with activities for applying the quadratic function to model real-world situations. The lesson can be used for a double-period class, or split up for two single periods.
Included in the lesson:
reading (literacy) activity,
performance task, and
The reading/literacy activity describes how the quadratic function can be used to model the height of objects over time. Answer keys included.
Microsoft Word and pdf versions included. Common Core standards included on cover page for High School Functions and Algebra.