Ch 23: Teaching Resources for High School Trigonometry

About This Chapter

The resources provided in this assessment will help you enthuse your students about learning high school trigonometry. Review these short lessons to improve your teaching methods related to solving trigonometric equations and graphing trigonometric functions.

Teaching Resources for High School Trigonometry - Chapter Summary

Our professional instructors have put these resources together, so that you may have access to a source of material that will help you improve your students' understanding of high school trigonometry. The material of this chapter includes ideas for lesson plans about:

  • Unit circles
  • Quadratic equations
  • Graphing linear equations
  • Exponents
  • Absolute value

How It Helps

  • Improves lesson plans These resources can help you upgrade the quality of instruction in your high school trigonometry class.
  • Helps meet curriculum standards They provide references for key topics you should focus on and how you should introduce them to your students.
  • Enhances student understanding These lesson plans are designed to help improve student understanding of trigonometry.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, teachers will be able to:

  • Create lesson plans for lessons about unit circles
  • Help students learn how to solve and graph quadratic equations
  • Teach students about exponents and absolute value

5 Lessons in Chapter 23: Teaching Resources for High School Trigonometry
Unit Circle Lesson Plan

1. Unit Circle Lesson Plan

Do you feel like you're circling the drain with your instruction on unit circles? helps you simplify your instruction with a video lesson featuring built-in problems to challenge and instruct your students. A simple in-class activity solidifies understanding. To keep the instruction moving forward, why not try our suggestions for related lessons and supplementary activities?

Quadratic Equation Lesson Plan

2. Quadratic Equation Lesson Plan

Do your students know the fundamentals of quadratic equations? Two video lesson provide an overview and ample opportunities for beginning-level practice. Our related lessons and extensions allow for more advanced study of this topic.

Graphing Linear Equations Lesson Plan

3. Graphing Linear Equations Lesson Plan

In this lesson, students will practice converting between the slope-intercept and standard forms of linear equations. Then, students will graph linear equations using two common procedure that each start with the standard form.

Exponents Lesson Plan

4. Exponents Lesson Plan

Tackle teaching students about exponents with this engaging lesson plan. Use the text to explain how exponents work as well as the seven rules that govern them. Plenty of guided practice included as well as a fun game.

Absolute Value Lesson Plan

5. Absolute Value Lesson Plan

Teaching absolute value in mathematics can be tricky, so use this lesson plan to solidify concepts. An video guides students through the concepts and shows how to notate and solve problems with absolute zero. Practice activity is included.

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