Transforming the Graph of the Sine Function

Build a solid understanding of trigonometric transformations through exploration. Learners work in teams to analyze the effects of different algebraic components on the graph of a sine function. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use a graphic organizer for note taking while discussing the key features of the function
  • Use the practice problems as board work to check for understanding and identify misconceptions
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a graphing calculator or graphing software
  • The 12th lesson in a series of 19
Pros

  • Lesson begins with teaching notes to build the background of the lesson
  • Provides handouts and worked out answer keys for each component of the lesson
Cons

  • None
Common Core