This activity will allow students to move around the room. There are 12 cards with 12 different problems assessing the understanding of evaluating functions. There are 3 different functions used in developing this scavenger hunt:
* Linear Functions (6 questions)
* Quadratic Functions (3 questions)
* Absolute Value Functions (3 questions)
The input in the questions is either a numerical value of an algebraic expression. Understanding evaluating functions with algebraic expressions becomes essential when teaching/learning composition of functions.
How to play?
After you assign the first card, students will locate the card around the room and answer the question on the card. Then, after solving the question with their partner (or group), student will find the answer as it is placed on another card around the room. Then, student will answer the question on that card repeating the process. Students will utilize the Scavenger Hunt Answer form to keep a record of their answers. I will strongly encourage that student show work and attach it to the answer form.
This activity could be used as a review before a quiz or a test on this topic, TASK CARDS, Cooperative Learning, ... et .. It is a great way of "Cooperative Learning". It also could be used as a formative assessment.
In addition to the Scavenger Hunt file, you'll find an answer form to be used by students as well as an answer key.