- Problem solving skills and strategies - Critical thinking skills and strategies - Graphical analysis - Word problem analysis - Calculator manipulation - Mathematical intuition - Mathematical connections - Mathematical Modeling - Deductive Reasoning - Applying fundamental problems solving steps and strategies
- Text book - Graphing calculator - Teacher's supplements - Office hours/study hall - Peer/NHS tutoring
- Warm-up problem - HW check - Interactive lesson introduction - Teacher-student and student-student interactions - HW review - split between teacher and student-led - Use of overhead instruction - Use of graphing calculator for visual explanations; - Review worksheets - After-school test review sessions
- HW - Daily participation -Tests - Test corrections - Group Work
Students will: - Find the measure of an angle in either degrees or radians and to find coterminal angles; - Find the arc length and area of a sector of a circle and to solve problems involving apparent size; - Use the definitions of sine and cosine to find values of these functions and to solve simple trigonometric equations; - Use reference angles, calculators, or special angles to find values of the sine and cosine functions and to sketch the graphs of these functions; - Find values of the tangent, cotangent, secant, and cosecant functions and to sketch the functions' graphs; - Find values of the inverse trigonometric functions.