# My most used notebook template this year

Over the last summer I completely rethought my Algebra 2 course. Part of this is my focus on parent functions through the first part of the year, giving students a solid understanding of each function and their transformations. To help focus on the fundamental properties of each function, we used the following template each time we introduced a new function. Importantly, I had the students figure out details as a class. After stating the rule for the function, we always filled in the two-sided number line, with inputs on the top and outputs on the bottom. I chose to use a number line instead of a table, as it allows me to point out the continuous nature of the values between each mark on the line. Then we filled in the domain and range, examining the inputs and outputs to determine these. We also determined if the function is one-to-one...