Learning Intentions (Objectives)
Use several different strategies to multiply polynomials.
Rationale (Diagnostic Results)
Having more than one strategy can help students check to be sure they have not made common errors when multiplying polynomials.
Standards Addressed in this Lesson
- Explore Ways to Multiply Binomials
- Explore Distributive Property
- Explore Strategies to Multiply Polynomials
- Try This! (Alternative Strategies)
- Explore Generic Rectangles
- Practice (Using Generic Rectangles)
- Making Connections