Johns Hopkins University Secondary Support Initiative (JHUSSI)  

Graphic Organizer Grid


Purpose of Strategy/Approach


Use a graphic organizer to assist with learning how to multiply polynomials by indicating the direction and nature of the relationship between units of information.


Rationale of Lesson


Understanding how to perform the arithmetic operation of multiplication on polynomials is fundamental to understanding that polynomials form a system analogous to the integers, namely they are closed under the operations of addition, subtraction, and multiplication and can be added, subtracted, and multiplied


Acknowledgment of Content Expert and Consultants


Dr. Francine Johnson


  • overhead projector or computer with projector
  • pens/pencils

References and Web Resources


Graphic Organizer Grid References and Web Resources