 
How do you graph a parabola?
What strategies are appropriate when solving a given quadratic equation?


3. Student Learning Map
 Topic:Quadratic Functions
 Subject(s):Math
 Days:30
 Grade(s):9, 10, 11, 12
Key Learning:
Quadratic functions represent a family of curves with real or complex solutions.
Quadratic equations can be solved using a variety of techniques.
Unit Essential Question(s):
Lesson Essential Question(s):
What is the shape and basic properties of the graph of a quadratic function? (A)
How is a quadratic function used to model data? (A)
Lesson Essential Question(s):
How do you find the vertex of a quadratic function? (A)
How is the concept of minimum or maximum values used in real world problems? (A)
Lesson Essential Question(s):
How can you use the values of a, b, and c to write a quadratic function in vertex form? (A)
Lesson Essential Question(s):
What are the steps to be taken in factoring a quadratic? (ET)
How do you know a radical expression is simplified? (ET)
How is the ZeroProduct property used in solving equations? (A)
How is graphing used to solve a quadratic function? (A)
Lesson Essential Question(s):
What number would you add to both sides of the equation in order to complete the square? (A)
Why do we need imaginary numbers? (A)
What steps are necessary to solve a quadratic equation using the quadratic formula? (A)
What number would you add to both sides of the equation in order to complete the square? (A)
How is the discriminant used? (A)
Additional Information:
textbook, graph paper, graphing calculator
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