Transformers Part 1 - Absolute Value and Quadratic Functions

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Transform your instruction with an exploratory lesson! Young scholars manipulate absolute value and quadratic functions to look for transformation patterns. They use the patterns to write general rules of transformations.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Create a graphic organizer to record examples of each transformation rule with examples
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects a solid understanding of the key features of both absolute value and quadratic functions
  • Pupils require graphing calculators to complete the activity
  •  The first of a two-part lesson.
Pros

  • Allows individuals to explore and make conclusions independently
  • Includes an option for assessment following the lesson
Cons

  • None
Common Core