This power point leads partners through identifying the degree and number of terms in different polynomials. Also, I think a few challenge questions could be thrown in and you could add in a group date with 4 people. Also included in: After they attempt this and share it with their partner, we talk about any errors. Like this:
If you don't think your students can handle the dating analogy, you can call this activity it's other common name:
Speed Dating Number Talks
They "date" by working through each others condensing and expanding logarithm problems. This power point leads partners through identifying the degree and number of terms in different polynomials. One side then rotates and trades problems with their new partner. Pass out the cards to students with the question side facing up. If you intend to post a link to this blog on Twitter, be aware that for utterly mysterious reasons, Twitter thinks this blog is spam, and will prevent you from linking to it. Email required Address never made public.