Multiple Representations of Limits

This Multiple Representations of Limits lesson plan also includes:

After an introductory activity to demonstrate the theory of a limit, additional activities approach a limit from graphical, numerical, and algebraic methods. The activity looks at the multiple ways of understanding and evaluating a limit. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use as an assessment to conclude a Pre-calculus unit on limits or as a Calculus introductory activity
  • Project one or more of the activities on the board to use as an instructional tool or independent practice
Classroom Considerations

  • Resource assumes learners have experience in graphing various functions and factoring
Pros

  • Encompasses various methods of evaluating limits to help students make connections
  • Comes with notes and suggestions for using the activities
Cons

  • None
Common Core