# Ch 8: Derivative Graphs & L'Hopital's Rule: Calculus Lesson Plans

The Graphing Derivatives and L'Hopital's Rule chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the relationship between functions and derivatives in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

## Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Graphing Derivatives and L'Hopital's Rule chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

DayTopicsKey Terms and Concepts Covered
MondayGraphing the Derivative of a FunctionDirections for graphing the derivative of a given function, such as location; equation of a normal line and non-differentiable graphs of derivatives
TuesdayMaximum and Minimum Values on a GraphInstructions for finding maximum and minimum points or values on graphs, including the definition of extrema and use of differentiation
Wednesday Concavity and Inflection Points on Graphs Graphical definitions of concave down and concave down, including the use of the second derivative of a function to make the determination
ThursdayData Mining: Derivatives of Functions and Their PropertiesRelationship between the derivative of a function and the properties of the original function; matching functions with graphs of derivatives with their original functions
FridayL'Hopital's Rule: Definition and ApplicationsDescription of L'Hopital's Rule and its use in calculating limits; applying the rule in basic and complex cases

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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