__Lesson 6-1: Exploring Polynomials Functions__**Step 1: Copy the learning target for today's lesson and the essential question into your binder.**

Students use DESMOS to graph polynomial functions and start to see key features of them.

__Learning Target:__Students use DESMOS to graph polynomial functions and start to see key features of them.

__Essential Question:__**How is the degree of a polynomial related to the type of graph generated by a particular function?**

**Step 2: Get ten index cards**

**Follow the instructions (in the image) You will answer the questions in your google classroom.**

- Use Desmos for the Calculator portion.
- Login using your Google account!
- Get accurate points from DESMOS
- Find the
*x*-intercept on each graph*(on the card)* - Find the
*y*-intercept on each graph*(on the card)* - Identify the maximum
*(on the card)* - Identify the minimum
*(on the card)* *Answer the questions below on a seperate piece of paper*

**Step 3: Answer the essential question. What question(s) do you still have?**