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					AGENDAS FOR THE WEEK:                March 21 – March 25
                  MONDAY MAR 21              WEDNESDAY MAR 23                FRIDAY MAR 25
             A DAY 9:00-10:30 10:36-12:16 A DAY 9:00-10:30 10:36-12:16 A DAY 9:00-10:30 10:36-12:16
             Objective(s): SWBAT                                   Objective(s): SWBAT                                    Objective(s): SWBAT
             Identify the x- and y- intercepts for rational        Solve rational equations.                              Identify the nth real roots of integers.
             functions.                                            Identify extraneous solutions.                         Simplify radical expressions.
             Identify the x- and y- asymptotes for rational        Solve rational inequalities.                           Translate between expressions rational exponents
             functions                                                                                                    and radical expressions.
             Graph rational functions.                                                                                    Simplify expressions with rational exponents.

             Warm Up                                               Warm Up                                                Engage

    P        Students will review factoring. Specifically,
             students will practice using the “Box Method” to
             factor trinomial expressions.
                                                                   Students will graph a single rational function. This
                                                                   will be a quiz.
                                                                                                                          Students will review properties of square roots by
                                                                                                                          simplifying expressions with square roots.

             Explore                                               Explore                                                Explore

    L        8-4 Challenge: Rational Functions
             Students will identify key features in the graph of
             a rational function.
                                                                   8-5 Exploration: Solving Rational Equations and
                                                                   Students will illustrate how rational expressions
                                                                   can be used in real life.
                                                                                                                          8-6 Exploration: Radical Expressions and
                                                                                                                          Rational Exponents
                                                                                                                          Students will use graphing calculators to see the
                                                                                                                          relationship between roots and powers.
             Students will work individually to identify the       Explain                                                Explain
             holes, intercepts, and asymptotes for “bottom         Students will take notes on solving rational           Students will discuss the meaning of other kinds
             heavy” and “same” rational functions.                 equalities and rational inequalities. They will also   of roots. Students will extend the properties of
                                                                   practice solving these problems.                       square roots to these new kinds of roots.

    A        Elaborate
             Students will explore the effect of transformations
             of the rational function 1/x.
                                                                                                                          Students will use the relationship between radicals
                                                                                                                          and rational exponents to learn the properties of
                                                                                                                          rational exponents.

             Evaluate                                              Evaluate                                               Evaluate

             Students will be evaluated while graphing the         Students will be evaluated based on their work         Students will be evaluated based on their
             rational expressions during the explanation phase.    during the explanation. Also, they will be             understanding of the relationships between
             Also, students will be evaluated for understanding    evaluated based on their responses on the              radicals and rational exponents.
             on Wednesday by means of a single question quiz.      homework 8-5 Practice A/B.

Resources:   Graphing Calculators                                  Graphing Calculators                                   Graphing Calculators

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