This The Graph of the Natural Logarithm Function lesson plan also includes:
If two is company and three's a crowd, then what's e? Scholars observe how changes in the base affect the graph of a logarithmic function. They then graph the natural logarithm function and learn that all logarithmic functions can be described as transformation of this function.
- Allow the class to choose their own base in addition to those listed in the lesson
- Lesson requires knowledge of the change of base formula and transformations of logarithmic functions covered in previous lessons
- Provide learners with graphing calculators to investigate the graphs of logarithmic functions of different bases
- Teacher guide includes scaffolding tips, including those for English language learners
- By highlighting mathematical practices, the resource lets teachers know they should pay attention to these practices during instruction