# Introduction to Functions

#### 1 Hook

BEFORE SHOWING VIDEO POSE THIS SCENERIO: If your mom goes to the market and purchases some chicken, what kinds of dinners might she make? Ask students to turn and talk.

Show video.

AFTER THE VIDEO HAVE A SHORT CLASS DISCUSSION:

Consider the chicken dinner situation, in order for dinner to fit the function rule, what must happen? What do you think a function is?

#### 2 Direct Instruction

Using the Power Point, introduce students to relations and functions including the concepts of domain and range. Stop at slide 6.

Have students take notes for reference.

Students, use your interactive notebook and take notes during the PPT presentation.

Title your page INTRODUCTION TO FUNCTIONS and add it to your Table of Contents.

#### 3 Guided Practice

Work through the first several problems on the Shodor interactive activity together. As students demonstrate understanding, have them move to independent practice.

For those students who need more support, continue to work with them, having students write their solutions on white boards to share with each other.

#### 4 Independent Practice

Allow students to practice on Prodigy Game for approximately 25 minutes.

If students are not ready to move to independent practice, continue to work on the Shodor interactive together.

Students, you have 25 minutes to play Prodigy Game.

When you have completed 25 minutes, come get the Ticket out the Door from me.

#### 5 Ticket out the Door

Have students join room F8CHK0F3 and answer the ticket out the door before leaving.

Students, answer the Ticket out the door. Keep in mind there may be more than 1 correct answer.

#### 6 Enrichment Follow Up

Demonstrate the sample presentation using Glogster (or similar technology). Explain to students that they will be responsible for creating a Glogster poster of their own (or similar presentation using a tool of their choice to be approved by me), following the requirements described in the rubric. Review the rubric and assign due date to align with the summative assessment.

Allow students who need more support to work with an assigned partner.

Students, you challenge is to create an online, interactive poster using Glogster, or a presentation tool of your choice (to be approved by me). Your presentation must use a minimum of 3 different kinds of multimedia (videos, games, quizzes, VR, etc) to explain what you have learned about functions during this unit. This project will be due prior to the summative assessment and will need to be uploaded to our website.

The rubric is found at the following link