Module 4: Polynomial Functions

Bridge the gap between graphical and algebraic representations. Learners complete six lessons that begin by pointing out connections between the key features of a polynomial graph and its algebraic function. Later, pupils use the fundamental theorem of algebra to determine the zeros of a function. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have pupils collect their own data to analyze with a polynomial function
  • Create a graphic organizer to record new terminology throughout the unit
Classroom Considerations
  • Expects an understanding of transformation patterns for functions
  • The set of lessons is the fourth in a series of 10 Algebra II modules
Pros
  • Provides answer keys for all activities and practice assignments
  • Includes a detailed teaching guide to help plan instruction
Cons
  • None