Q3, W8: February 25th – March 1st

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TeacherFelicia Taylor
Subject AreaIntensive Math
Grade Level8th
Week #26
Unit of InstructionFocus 9: Introduction to Functions
Standard(s) Taught


Understand that a function is a rule that assigns to each input exactly one output.  The graph of a function is a set of ordered pairs consisting of an input and the corresponding output.


Compare properties of two functions each represented in a different way (algebraically, graphically, numerically in tables, or by verbal descriptions).


Construct a function to model a linear relationship between two quantities.  Determine the rate of change and initial value of the function from a description of a relationship or from two (x, y) values, including reading these from a table or from a graph.  Interpret the rate of change and initial value of a linear function in terms of the situation it models, and in terms of its graph or a table of values.


Graph proportional relationships, interpreting the unit rate as the slope of the graph.  Compare two different proportional relationships represented in different ways.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students are successful when they can…

  • identify a function from a graph, equation or set of ordered pairs.
  • explain that a function represents a relationship between an input and an output where the output depends on the input; therefore, there can only be one output for each input.
  • identify the properties of a function written in algebraic form (e.g., rate of change, meaning of y-intercept and x-intercept, linear, non-linear).
  • compare the properties of two functions that are represented differently (e.g., as an equation, in a table, graphically, or a verbal representation).
  • determine the initial value/y-intercept from a table, graph, equation, or two points.
  • interpret the unit rate of a proportional relationship as the slope of a graph.
Classroom Activities

Monday (1st Period) / Tuesday (7th Period)

  1. Bellringer – Identifying Functions on Quizizz (review)
  2. iPad Seatwork
    1. Identifying Functions/ Domain/ Range on Quizizz
  3. Worksheet Seatwork
    1. Solving Functions Maze
    2. Solving Functions Riddle
    3. Solving Functions Coloring Page

Wednesday 1st & 7th Periods (Early Release Day – 40 minute class

  1. Bellringer – Functions and Function Notation on Quizizz
  2. Finish Worksheets from Monday/ Tuesday
    1. Solving Functions Maze
    2. Solving Functions Riddle
    3. Solving Functions Coloring Page

Thursday (1st Period) / (7th Period)

  1. i-Ready Online Assignments
  2. Finish any missing work from earlier in the week or from Mrs. Pujol’s Pre-Algebra class
Assignments Due




  1. Bellringers
    1. Identifying Functions
    2. Functions and Function Notation
  2. Quizizz Homework Games
    1. Identifying Functions/ Domain/ Range
  3. Worksheets
    1. Solving Functions Maze
    2. Solving Functions Riddle
    3. Solving Functions Coloring Page
  4. i-Ready Online Assignment Quizzes


Additional Resources

All IEP accommodations will be provided for each class.