## Overview

### Learning Intentions (Objectives)

Recognize and use special factoring patterns to factor polynomials.

### Standards Addressed in the Lesson

##### California Common Core Standards for Mathematics

### Lesson Components

- Explore (Equivalent Expressions)
- Explore (Special Factoring Patterns)
- Try This! (Special Patterns)
- Watch (Special Factoring Patterns)
- Practice (Identifying Factoring Patterns)
- Practice (Factoring Trinomials)
- Making Connections (Factoring with Symbols)