# Pre CalcLesson Plan Sequences and Series

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```					UNIT 7       SEQUENCES AND SERIES
11th Grade   PRE CALC       2010-2011

Teachers: Ana Maria Guarderas

Day of Unit
Description
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Warm-up / Preassessment: Name some examples of sequences in real life..
Objective: To identify an arithmetic or geometric sequence and find a formula for the
nth term.
To define sequence, series, terms , n
Comment on Instructional Practice(s) you will use: Teacher´s explanation and
SEQUENCES AND          individual work.
SERIES                 Learning Activities:
Read and explain concepts on p. 473-476
Examples on board:
Do. P. 476 class excercises
Closure / Assessment: questions
Assignment: p.476exercises 1 – 21 odd

Warm-up / Preassessment:. Transparency 11.1
Objective: Evaluate the sum of a series by using the sigma notation.
Comment on Instructional Practice(s) you will use: Teacher conference, students
presentation and individual work.
Learning Activities:
SEQUENCES              Read and explain the summation notation p. 693
Example 4 p. 693 and Try this.
Do exploring Summation properties p. 694 (students presentation)
Example 5 p. 695
Closure / Assessment: p. 695 Communicate # 3
Assignment: Do p. 696 # 43 to 71 (odd)

Warm-up / Preassessment:. Transparency 11.2
Objective: Recognize arithmetic sequences and find the indicated term by using the
explicit formula.
Comment on Instructional Practice(s) you will use by using common differences
Teacher conference, students presentation and individual work.
Learning Activities:
ARITHMETIC
Exploration of concepts: p. 700
SEQUENCES
Do example 1 p. 700-701.
Try This p. 700
Do example 3 and Try This on p. 701
Guided practice p.703- 704 : 9-29 odd
Closure / Assessment: p. 703 Communicate # 2
Assignment: Do p. 704# 39 to 55 (odd)
Warm-up / Preassessment: TRANSPARENCY 11.3
Objective:Find the sum of the first n terms of an arithmetic series using the
formula.
Comment on Instructional Practice(s) you will use: Teacher´s explanation and
ARITMETIC
individual work.
SERIES
Learning Activities:
Do Activity on p. 707
Explain concepts and derive the formula for the sum on p. 707-708
Examples 1 and 2 on p. 708-709 and Try This.
Use sigma notation to find the series, p. 709. Try this on p. 710

Guided practice p.710-711: 17 to 31 (odd)

Closure / Assessment: Communicate p. 710 No.1
Assignment: p. 711# 37 to 49 odd
Warm-up / Preassessment: Transparency 11.4.
Objective: Recognize geometric sequences and find the indicated term of a geometric
sequence..
Comment on Instructional Practice(s) you will use: Teacher´s explanation,
student presentation and individual work.
Learning Activities:
Read application on p. 713
GEOMETRIC        Explanation of concepts p. 713-714 Student presentation.
SEQUENCES        Examples on board: 1,2,3,4 p. 714 - 716.
Do Try This p. 714 - 716.
Guided practice p.717: 9-25(odd)
Assignment: p. 717: 27-65

Closure / Assessment: Communicate p. 717 No.1
Assignment: p. 717: 27-65

Warm-up / Preassessment:. P. 717 # 2
Objective: To determine the geometric means.
Comment on Instructional Practice(s) you will use: Teacher´s explanation and
group work.
Learning Activities:
GEOMETRIC
Study and analyze P. 716 example 4.
SEQUENCE
Try This p. 716
Video
p. 718 # 39 to 55 (odd)
Closure / Assessment: Communicate p. 717 No.3
Assignment: p. 718 # 57 to 63 (odd)
Warm-up / Preassessment: What are the differences between arithmetic and
geometric sequences?
Objective: To integrate concepts on sequences and series by doing mixed
Review on     exercises.
Sequences and   Comment on Instructional Practice(s) you will use: Group work.
Series      Learning Activities:
p. 750-751 # 3 to 42 (multiples of 3)
Closure / Assessment: Communicate p. 890 No.1
Assignment: Finish at home.

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