1. Without using Graphing Calculator, sketch the graph of . Check yourselves after everyone can construct the sketch on his or her own.

























  1. After sketching the graph, consider root difficulties in understanding (i.e., making and interpreting) graphs in polar coordinates. Prepare a set of bullet points regarding:
    1. What is difficult about understanding them?
    2. What does this suggest about teaching functions graphed in polar coordinates?
    3. What implications does this have for other areas in the secondary math curriculum?