# Westside High School Lesson Plan

```Westside High School Lesson Plan
Monday
Teacher Name:
Course:
Elhajj
Algebra II
Unit Name and #:
Dates:
Exponential Functions
March 9 – March 13
What are we learning?
Daily Objective: SWBAT graph and use exponential decay functions.
SWBAT graph functions with e, natural base. Identify domain, range and asymptote.
TEKS/AP/Standards: 4B, 11B, 11C, 11F.
How will we learn it?
Learning Activities:
1. Notes 7.2 &amp; 7.3 – Show Examples of Exponential Decay Functions, discuss how to get the
table of values, the initial value using the base, discuss the asymptote. Demonstrate how to
determine the domain and range. Show examples of graphing with the natural base e.
Determine the domain and range and asymptote.
2. Student practice – students will practice problems.
3. Classwork – Students will work on study guide for Test # 13 over sections 7.1 – 7.3.
How will we tell if we’re learning it correctly?
Assessment Methods: teacher will circulate to check answers as students work on problems.
Checks for Understanding: Guided Practice, teacher will check answers and circulate to
What do I need to be successful?
Materials: spiral notes, textbook, Handout 7.2 &amp; 7.3, study guide, pencil, graphing calculator.
What do I need to do before next class?
Follow Up/HW: finish study guide 7.1 – 7.3.
Tuesday
What are we learning?
Daily Objective: SWBAT show mastery over graphing exponential growth and decay and
simplifying functions involving e, the natural base.
TEKS/AP/Standards: 4B, 11B, 11C, 11F.
How will we learn it?
Learning Activities:
1. Warm Up – Go over questions over study guide.
2. Test # 13 over 7.1 – 7.3
How will we tell if we’re learning it correctly?
Assessment Methods: Test # 13
Checks for Understanding: Test # 13.
What do I need to be successful?
Materials: Test # 13, graphing calculator, pencil.
What do I need to do before next class?
Wed/Thurs
What are we learning?
Daily Objective: SWBAT evaluate logarithms.
TEKS/AP/Standards: 4C, 11A, 11B, 11C.
How will we learn it?
Learning Activities:
1. Warm Up - exponents
2. Notes 7.4 – Introductions to logarithms, go over how to rewrite logarithmic equations
from logarithmic form to exponential form, evaluate logarithms.
3. Guided Practice – Students will practice evaluating logarithms.
4. Student Practice – 7.4 Handout
5. Kahoot it Activity
5. Exit Ticket
How will we tell if we’re learning it correctly?
Assessment methods: exit ticket, Kahoot It
Checks for Understanding: Teacher will check by facilitating and making sure students are
understanding. The Kahoot It activity will provide instant feedback.
What do I need to be successful?
Materials: 7.4 Handout, spiral notes, graphing calculator, pencil.
What do I need to do before next class?
Follow Up/HW: Finish classwork handout 7.4
Friday
What are we learning?
Daily Objective: SWBAT do pi day activities.
TEKS/AP/Standards:
How will we learn it?
Learning Activities:
1. Pi Day Activities.
How will we tell if we’re learning it correctly?
Assessment Methods:
Checks for Understanding:
What do I need to be successful?
Materials: Calculator, pencil
What do I need to do before next class?