# Ch 15: Polynomial Functions Basics Lesson Plans

The Polynomial Functions Basics chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the foundational concepts in polynomial functions 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 Polynomial Functions Basics 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.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Understanding polynomial functions Polynomials, coefficient, leading coefficient, degree, term, leading term, evaluating polynomials in function notations
Tuesday Graphing basic polynomials First degree polynomials on a graph, sign-on intervals, the large-scale behavior of a function
Wednesday Intervals, behaviors, graphing higher degree polynomials Determining polynomial functions' intervals; polynomials' short run and long run behavior; cubics, quartics and quintics on a graph
Thursday Pascal's Triangle Pascal's Triangle, using coefficients
Friday Binomial theorem Definition and usage of the binomial theorem

8 Lessons in Chapter 15: Polynomial Functions Basics Lesson Plans
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Chapter Practice Exam
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