Free projectile motion warm up template

Quadratic word problems warm up template

There are so many moving parts when it comes to projectile motion (no pun intended!) Students need to both interpret the word problems as well as know how to use their graphing calculators. 

Special Education Algebra 2

My students can struggle with all of this, so I made them this quick check template. There are spaces for the given equation, initial height, a good graphing calculator window, time to reach max height, max height and total time in air. We use the template for warm-ups and as quick checks for understanding. 

Special Education Algebra 2

I also made a set of Powerpoint slides with word problems that I shine on the board. During warm-ups, when students start to finish I will ask for a volunteer to put their template under our document camera. We then go over the answers. If I am giving the template as a check for understanding, I collect them and award a point for each correct answer. 

I write more about the posters I made for our quadratics unit in the post Projectile Motion Posters. All are available for free. 

You can find the warm up template in this post here.

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