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Function Properties Lesson Plans & Activities - Chapter Summary
In this teacher resource chapter, you'll find a series of lesson plan outlines on the properties of functions. Access these outlines to plan lessons on function composition, piecewise functions and inverse functions. The chapter also includes engaging class activities on the following topics:
- Function properties
- Rational functions
- Domain and range
- Piecewise functions
- Graphing functions
You can incorporate these supplemental resources into your curriculum at any time, and we've included topical lessons that you can share with your class. For your convenience, we've made these materials accessible on any device that has an Internet connection.
How It Helps
- Lesson planning: Helps you quickly plan lessons on a variety of function topics.
- Additional resources: Includes supplemental lessons that you can use in your function properties unit.
- Student engagement: Offers fun activities that you can use to engage your students and help them remember essential function concepts.
How It Works
This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan resources with relevant tools to make planning function lessons easy.
- Use lesson plan outlines for specific function properties you want to cover in class.
- Formulate your math class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
- Share the related function lessons with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
- Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important function concepts from the lessons.
- Engage your students with relevant function-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.
1. Inverse Functions Lesson Plan
Use this lesson plan to teach your students about inverse functions. Students will watch and practice along with a video that describes how to write and find inverse functions, complete activities to apply the concept, and take a quiz to test understanding.
2. Piecewise Functions Lesson Plan
This lesson plan will explore calculating and graphing piecewise functions. Students will watch two videos, participate in discussion questions, complete an activity and take a quiz. The activity can also serve as an online individual project.
3. Piecewise Functions Activities
Teaching students about piecewise functions can be great fun as well as interesting and meaningful. This lesson offers activities that will help you make piecewise functions make sense for your students.
4. Composition of Functions Lesson Plan
Use this lesson plan to teach your students about composition of functions. Students will use a text lesson to define the term and guide practice before playing a game to make learning stick.
5. Composition of Functions: Definition & Examples
What is a composition of functions and exactly how do you solve them? Find out and practice solving them in this lesson, then test your skills and knowledge with a quiz.
6. Rational Function Activities
A rational function is any function that can be described as an algebraic fraction. This lesson offers some activities that will make rational functions more accessible for your students.
7. Properties of Functions Activities for High School Math
Studying the properties of functions allows students to see how different types of functions are similar and different. Use these activities to help students understand the properties of functions and apply them to various types of functions.
8. Graphing Functions Activities for High School
Teaching students about graphing functions is one of the most important parts of transitioning them from linear algebra to higher math. This lesson offers activities that will help your students learn more about graphing functions.
9. Domain & Range Activities & Games
Understanding the domain and range of functions will help students develop a deeper understanding of algebra and algebraic vocabulary. The games and activities in this lesson will make it fun to learn about domain and range.
10. Functions Activities for Middle School Math
As students learn about functions, it's important for them to be able to identify properties of a function, compare different types of functions, and apply them to real-world situations. Use these activities to help students understand functions.
11. Continuity Activities for High School Math
Continuity in math refers to functions that have the same output or approximately the same output given small changes in an input. This lesson provides activities that will help you teach your students about continuity.
12. Parabolas Lesson Plan
In this lesson plan, students will learn about the three most common forms of parabolic equations (standard, intercept and vertex) through discussion, quizzes, active games and development of original visual presentations.
13. What Is a Parabola? - Lesson Plan
Use this lesson plan to introduce students to parabolas and important related terms. Students will watch a video lesson, define vocabulary, and take part in a group activity that uses parabolas in a hands-on way.
14. Function Operations Activities
Once students learn about functions, they are ready to understand what it means to perform different operations with and on functions. This lesson provides activities that will make function operations more meaningful.
15. Function Notation Lesson Plan
In this lesson plan, students engage in physical and mental activities to learn how to interpret function notation. An assessment, active game and student produced worksheet encourage participation in the learning process.
16. Relations & Functions Lesson Plan
This lesson plan helps instructors teach students to differentiate between relations and functions. Students will watch a video lesson and work collaboratively to create a visual that explains these concepts.
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