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Utah Middle School Math Project: 8th Grade

For Students 8th Standards
Prepare eighth graders for high school math and science classes with a collection of 10 lessons that help tweens make the transition from acquiring basic knowledge to applying it in more complex situations. These Common Core-aligned...
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Math Antics Geometry Video Lessons

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
The point of this collection of 12 videos is to introduce learners to three basic parts of geometry—points, lines, and planes. The presenter provides definitions, shows how to classify shapes, provides examples, and shows how to use...
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A Transformation's Adventure with Patty Paper: Exploring Translations, Reflections and Rotations

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Patty paper isn't just for separating meat. The lesson uses an inexpensive way to experiment with rigid transformations. Pupils use patty paper to create images after a translation, reflection, and rotation. Given a formative assessment,...
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Transformations – Reflections

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Scholars use interactive resources to figure out how to mathematically draw a reflection of a geometric shape viewed in a mirror. To conclude the activity, class members are asked to deduce the result of multiple reflections across...
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Study Jams! Transformations

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Flip, spin, and shift with this vocabulary-rich video on transformations. Learners watch different movements and see how to move an object without affecting its size. The video follows with a multiple choice assessment that...
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Student Workbook: Geometry and Measurement

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
The volume of this geometry packet is obtuse! Packed with every topic and type of problem learned in the class, each page is nicely organized by section and contains a worksheet and sometimes reference examples. 
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Exploring Genetics Across the Middle School Science and Math Curricula

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Where is a geneticist's favorite place to swim? A gene pool. Young geneticists complete hands-on activities, experiments, and real-world problem solving throughout the unit. With extra focus on dominant and recessive genes, Punnett...
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Congruence, Proof, and Constructions

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
This amazingly extensive unit covers a wealth of geometric ground, ranging from constructions to angle properties, triangle theorems, rigid transformations, and fundamentals of formal proofs.  Each of the almost-forty lessons is broken...
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Saxon Math Course 2

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Add some variety to your school or district's math curriculum with this comprehensive collection of materials. Offering over 900 pages of Saxon Math lessons, worksheets, and activities, this resource is a gold mine for any middle school...
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Reflecting a Rectangle Over a Diagonal

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Use the handout as guided or independent practice in drawing a reflection of a rectangle over a line. Three rectangles are provided for practice in addition to a critical thinking question.
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What Brand Are You - Lazy, Crazy, or Rockin'?

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Cowboys or geometers perform transformations. In this transformation lesson, students explore cattle-branding symbols. They explore reflections, rotations, and translations and discuss cattle brands. Afterward, create their own cattle...
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An Introduction to Sewing Patterns

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce 21st-century learners to family and consumer sciences with an activity that asks class pairs to select a pattern, fabric, thread, and notions to create a sewing project. Scholars read the pattern, measure enough fabric and...
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Finding the Mirror Line

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
Where does the reflection come from? The vivdeo starts with a quick review of the form of the equation of horizontal and vertical lines and diagonals passing through the origin. Using a pre-image and an image of a reflected figure, the...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Target G

For Teachers 8th Standards
Transform the thinking of transformations with six sample items that illustrate the first four standards in the eighth grade geometry domain. Items use the coordinate plane to transform figures and analyze the relationship of the figures...
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Human Tree: Dilations

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Look at dilations exponentially. Using a fractal from a museum exhibit, the installment from the Math at the Core: Ratios series introduces the term dilation. The presenter points out that dilations can make images either smaller or...
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Transformation - Translation: Lesson

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
Develop a prime example of sliding about the coordinate plane. Using figures on the coordinate plane, a segment of an extensive geometry playlist introduces the transformation of translations. The presentation uses coordinate notation to...
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Transmographer

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Introducing ... the Transmographer. Young mathematicians investigate translations, reflections, and rotations. The applet lets users perform transformations on triangles, squares, and parallelograms.
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Math Grade 8: Explore Transformations and Symmetry

For Teachers 8th Standards
Block letters can help with your understanding of geometry. Learners create three-letter words using letters that have either rotational or line symmetry. They write the words on a grid and apply rotations, reflections, and translations.
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Cutting a Cube

For Students K - 12th Standards
Teach the ins and outs of the cube! A series of five K–12 level activities explore the make-up of the cube. The beginning lessons focus on the vocabulary related to the cube. Later lessons explore the possible nets that describe a cube....
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Cut It Out

For Students K - 12th Standards
Explore the mathematics of the paper snowflake! During the five lessons progressing in complexity from K through 12, pupils use spatial geometry to make predictions. Scholars consider a folded piece of paper with shapes cut out. They...
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Rotation

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Two videos show first how to perform a rotation, given the center, the angle, and the direction of rotations. Individuals then see how to find what the rotation is from one figure to another. Pupils practice doing both in seven problems...
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Mid-Module Assessment Task: Grade 8 Module 2

For Students 8th Standards
It's time for a concept check! Check for student understanding over the three types of rigid transformations. The assessment follows the first 10 lessons in this series and to test pupils' proficiency of these concepts. Individuals...
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Rotations of 180 Degrees

For Students 8th Standards
What happens when rotating an image 180 degrees? The sixth lesson plan in the series of 18 takes a look at this question. Learners discover the pattern associated with 180-degree rotations. They then use transparency paper to perform the...
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Definition of Rotation and Basic Properties

For Students 8th Standards
Examine the process of rotating images to visualize effects of changes to them. The fifth lesson of 18 prompts pupils to rotate different images to various degrees of rotation. It pays special attention to rotations in multiples of 90...