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#### Utah Middle School Math Project: 8th Grade

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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#### Common Core Math: 8th Grade

Check out the Common Core with a collection that represents all the 8th grade math standards. Most resources engage multiple standards but the main one is listed on the notes section of each tab.

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#### An Introduction to Sewing Patterns

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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#### Human Tree: Dilations

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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#### Math Grade 8: Explore Transformations and Symmetry

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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#### Mid-Module Assessment Task: Grade 8 Module 2

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

What happens when rotating an image 180 degrees? The sixth lesson 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

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...

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#### Definition of Reflection and Basic Properties

Discover the results of reflecting an image. Learners use transparency paper to manipulate an image using a reflection in this fourth lesson of 18. They finish by reflecting various images across both vertical and horizontal lines.

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#### Definition of Translation and Three Basic Properties

Uncover the properties of translations through this exploratory instructional activity. Learners apply vectors to describe and verify transformations in the second installment of a series of 18. It provides multiple opportunities to...

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#### Why Move Things Around?

Explore rigid motion transformations using transparency paper. Learners examine a series of figures and describe the transformations used to create the series. They then use transparency paper to verify their conclusions.

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#### Pointzero: Confined

Groups plan their escape carefully. Three three-tiered puzzles help a story character escape their situation, each involving integer sequences, transformations, and geometric constructions. The teacher resource includes slides and...

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#### Transformation Golf Activity

Play a game of golf while practicing transformations. The activity uses an online game that requires pupils to describe transformations that move a golf ball to the location of the hole. The goal is to find the smallest number of...

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#### Translations

Use a translation to create a three-dimensional drawing. Scholars first use patty paper to draw translations and then learn how to apply vectors to locate a translation. They use their understanding of the vector translation to draw...

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#### An Introduction to Transformations

Use geometry to transform learning! This introduction to transformations has pupils use patty paper and rubber bands to create rotations, reflections, translations, and dilations. Individuals learn the vocabulary and notation related to...

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#### Representing and Combining Transformations

Transform your learners into master geometers with an activity that asks them to first complete an assessment task drawing the result after transformation of a given shape in the coordinate plane. They then use cards to represent...

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#### Geometry: Transformations, Congruence, and Similarity

Rigid motions are to congruence as what are to similarity? Investigate properties of rigid motions and define congruence in terms of rigid motions with the ninth chapter of a 10-part eighth grade workbook series. The lesson then prompts...

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#### 8th Grade Math "I Can" Statement Posters

Clarify the Common Core standards for your eighth grade mathematicians with this series of classroom displays. By rewriting each standard as an achievable "I can" statement, these posters give students clear goals to work toward...

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#### 8th Grade Math Common Core Checklist

Ensure your eighth graders get the most out of their math education with this series of Common Core checklists. Rewriting each standard as an "I can" statement, this resource helps teachers keep a record of when each standard was taught,...

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#### Co-Ordinates

Challenge young mathematicians' understanding of the coordinate plane with this series of skills practice worksheets. Offering 10 different exercises that involve identifying ordered pairs, graphing polygons, and rotating/reflecting...

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#### Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Reflections of Light

Why can we see our reflection in a window but not a brick wall? Young physicists learn the Law of Reflection and various light properties that help them answer this and other questions about reflection. Use the PowerPoint to introduce...

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#### Point Comparisons

Young geometers investigate two-dimensional figures using coordinate grids. They identify polygons and draw examples of their reflection, rotation, and translation on a coordinate grid. And they complete a worksheet practicing examples...

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#### Translation and Rotation of Images

Eighth and ninth graders translate and rotate given images. They identify ordered pairs, determine congruent sides and explore angle measurement. This four-page worksheet contains 40 problems.

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#### Transformations and Translations in Geometry

In this transformations and translations in Geometry worksheet, learners use geometric shapes and grids to translate six transformations in each of two activities.