Lesson Plan

Next Level Functions

Take function tables to the next level when you teach your students to generate and plot ordered pairs.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to generate ordered pairs from a function table, and will plot the ordered pairs on a coordinate plane.


(10 minutes)
Funky Function TablesBlank Function Tables and Coordinate PlanesGraph it! Ordered Pairs
  • Hand out the Funky Function Tables and have students complete it as a warm up to review basic function tables (input-output tables). Go over the warm up as a class.
  • Remind students that a function table is a t-chart that shows a pattern. The patterns in function tables follow a rule called the function rule. Point out an example of a function rule on the warm-up page.
  • Tell students that today we are going to use function tables to make graphs.