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Common Core Standards: 8.G.A.1, 8.G.A.2, 8.G.A.3
This project provides a hands-on way for students to learn Transformations by creating their own superhero and evil nemesis. Students perform translations, reflections, and rotations on their superhero. This project is entirely student-centered with the performance task culminating in a completed project booklet and comic strip. Students also practice Common Core test questions on transformations.
- Project Packet for students (includes detailed grading rubric, guided notes, and Common Core practice test questions)
- Transformation PowerPoint (includes day by day instructions, objectives, lessons, and Dr. Magician Mathematician as the teacher superhero!)
- Unit Plan (includes vision and daily objectives)
- Sample pictures of completed student projects
Project length is 12 days but can be adapted as needed.