Back to School Math Pennant and Glyph with a Golden Spiral Theme
"A glyph?" I asked myself. "What is a GLYPH?" I asked some friends and one of them knew. "It's like one of those things where kids color based on things they like, like they'd color the stars yellow if their favorite class is Art." "Oh I see!" Glyphs are COOL! After a teacher left feedback stating that she wished my Back to School Math Pennant was also a glyph, I decided to add student directions to turn 2 of the pennant choices into glyphs. I also added a digital drag-and-drop version in…
Google Sheets Template for Lesson Plans
Keep all of your lesson plans for the whole school year in one streamlined easy-to-access place with a Google Sheets Lesson Plan Template!
Pythagorean Theorem - Partner Practice and Reflection Worksheets
In this activity, students solve different problems with equivalent answers, then work together to compare answers. (NOTE - answers are the same when they're rounded to the nearest tenth). Once solved, students partner up and compare answers and methods of solving the problems. Then the pair of s...
Friday Favorites: Pythagorean Theorem Drawing Activity
Last week my students took their district benchmark assessments, so I was on the hunt for something fun and relevant for when they finished testing. I was so happy to come across a great activity
7 Ways to Spark Disengaged Algebra Students
For 5 years I taught algebra 2 in a self-contained and an inclusion setting. Especially in my own classroom, I needed to reteach a lot of algebra 1 topics, as if for the first time. For 7 years before this position I taught algebra 1 and algebra 2 in Boston where a lot of my students needed some convincing that math was super cool. So this post is a collection of resources and ideas that have worked in my Algebra 1 classrooms over the years to reach students who need extra support for one…
Angles in Triangles Interactive Notebook Page
The first lesson in my Triangle Congruence unit is about triangle theorems. This is the lesson with the Triangle Sum Theorem, the Exterior Angle Theorem, and the corollaries that follow from those theorems. This is the overall page that I would use for this lesson. This foldable is one that is available in my TpT store. I would make sure that my students wrote a few reminders off to the side of the foldable. Basically, I would have them write anything that that particular class period had…
Geometry Worksheets | Triangle Worksheets
These Geometry Worksheets are perfect for learning and practicing various types problems about triangles.
Pythagorean Theorem Converse Zombies 8.G.6 and 8.G.7 Assessments Differentiation
Pythagorean Theorem and Converse: Pre Test, Differentiated Activities, Enrichment, Post Test included. It's the ultimate Pythagorean Theorem and Converse package...zombie apocalypse included! Common Core 8.G.6 and 8.G.7 are covered. This helped my students to retain their skills over time. They lov...
Transformations - Logo Project
If you're teaching transformations in geometry, this project idea is great! Students use logos to find reflections, rotations, and symmetry.
Hands-On Activities for Pythagorean Theorem
Mathematics, in part, are built upon constants. One of the most well known and fundamental constants is the Pythagorean theorem. We all know it and a lot of us teach it every year. Although educators
Pythagorean Theorem - NFL and Geometry ⋆ GeometryCoach.com
Pythagorean Theorem - NFL and Geometry - How to engage your students to master the Pythagorean Theorem as apposed to memorizing it.