- 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- 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: - Solve simple trigonometric equations and to apply them; -Find equations of different sine and cosine curves and to apply these equations; - Use trigonometric functions to model periodic behavior; - Simplify trigonometric expressions and to prove trigonometric identities; - Use trigonometric identities or technology to solve more difficult trigonometric equations.