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This FREE LESSON for your Algebra 2 or Pre-Calculus students investigates the basic behaviors of polynomial functions from degree 0 to 5. Students analyze the function behavior regarding even, odd, neither, y-axis, origin symmetry, end-behavior,

Subjects:

Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2

Grades:

9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Interactive Whiteboard, Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks

This FREE HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT covers a review for the Trigonometric Sum and Difference Formulas for Sine and Cosine, Double Angle and Half-Angle Formulas for your PreCalculus, Trigonometry, or College Algebra students. You can use the assignment as

Subjects:

Math, PreCalculus, Trigonometry

Grades:

10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Worksheets, Homework

The Quadratic Formula Calculator Practice worksheet is an introductory practice to help students simplify expressions in the format of the quadratic formula. Exact answers are shown on the answer key, but it is helpful for students to find the

Subjects:

Algebra, PreCalculus, Algebra 2

Grades:

8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, Adult Education, Homeschool

Types:

Worksheets, Homeschool Curricula, Homework

This Unit Circle Freebie has three different styles for a blank unit circle. Copy and cut in half to give students a chance to practice radian measure, degree measure, and the ordered pairs for each angle in one revolution.You may also be

Subjects:

PreCalculus, Trigonometry, Algebra 2

Grades:

9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Handouts

This Real Numbers Sort and Match Activity (FREEBIE) has 72 cards meant for the beginning unit in Algebra 2. In this activity, students will determine the appropriate classification of numbers. The activity is meant for Algebra students of all

Subjects:

Algebra, Algebra 2

Grades:

7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}

Types:

Activities, Games, Task Cards

Grab this TI-84 QUADRATIC DISCOVERY FREEBIE...Algebra students will discover the sometimes difficult concepts of transformations on parabolas in a short time with this great opening activity for quadratic functions. Students can collaborate to

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Algebra 2

Grades:

7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Adult Education, Homeschool

Types:

Worksheets, Activities, Cooperative Learning

There are 40 cards in this Mix and Match Factors Freebie Activity. Students will determine the product of two binomials or find the factors of a polynomial. The activity is meant for Algebra students of all levels.Teaching Suggestions:Use the set

Subjects:

Algebra, Algebra 2

Grades:

7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Adult Education

Types:

Activities, Task Cards

To build an understanding of the Law of Sines and the Law of Cosines for Algebra 2 Honors, Pre-Calculus, Trigonometry, and College Algebra students by providing concentrated practice.Students will complete 11 questions related to mastery of the Law

Subjects:

PreCalculus, Trigonometry, Algebra 2

Grades:

10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education, Homeschool

Types:

Worksheets, Homework

This FREEBIE is appropriate for students in Algebra 2 Honors, Pre-Calculus, Analysis of Functions, College Algebra, and Advanced Math Topics for a unit on Polynomial Functions and Equations.Students will complete 18 questions related to mastery of

Subjects:

PreCalculus, Mathematics, Algebra 2

Grades:

10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education, Homeschool

Types:

Worksheets, Homework

This Skills Practice Worksheet can be used by Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry or PreCalculus students. There are 41 radicals between 0 and 100 that can be written in simplest radical form. Take the challenge! It's a great activity to review or

Subjects:

Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2

Grades:

8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Worksheets, Activities, Homework

Here's an awesomely fun Calculus Review Foldable (R) that you can use from the beginning of the year to the end-year BLITZ! Whether you teach Early Transcendentals or not...build the pages one at a time, them connect them all at the end.
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Subjects:

Math, Calculus

Grades:

10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Activities, Fun Stuff, Graphic Organizers

This fun maze for Logarithmic Equations is a great way to have focused practice for Algebra 2 and Precalculus students. Lots of variety and options for having some classroom fun while working through difficult concepts.The unit on Logarithms is a

Subjects:

Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2

Grades:

8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Activities, Test Prep, Fun Stuff

Who doesn't love a game of FOUR SQUARE? Your Algebra 2 and PreCalculus students love to relive memories from their childhood. This activity turned into a race as my students wanted to be first to say they had all the boxes completed correctly. I

Subjects:

Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2

Grades:

9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Activities, Fun Stuff

Here's a FREE TRIGONOMETRY FUNCTIONS COLORING MAZE for sine, cosine, and tangent values on the unit circle. There are two versions; one is in degrees and the other is in radians. Students color each trig function and its corresponding value in a

Subjects:

Trigonometry, Mathematics, Algebra 2

Grades:

9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Activities, Fun Stuff

Grab this great STRIVE 4 A FIVE, STUFF YOU MUST KNOW COLD handout. It is an adaptation from Sean Bird's material at Covenant Chrisitan. There are six pages of everything important for the AP CALCULUS AB STUDENT to know backwards and forwards. It's a

Subjects:

Math, Calculus

Grades:

10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Test Prep, Handouts, Graphic Organizers

Here is a FREE CONIC SECTION REFERENCE SHEET for your students to use for test preparation. The sheet includes circles, parabolas, ellipses, and hyperbolas.You may also be interested in:Foldables ONLYGuided NotesSMART Board ONLYConic Sections

Subjects:

PreCalculus, Trigonometry, Algebra 2

Grades:

8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Test Prep, Assessment, Graphic Organizers

Here's a FUN FREEBIE to get your Calculus students thinking graphically about the definition of a tangent line. You might like to use this before teaching my lesson on Equations of Tangent Lines.Lesson Objectives:Students will use either toothpicks

Subjects:

Calculus, PreCalculus

Grades:

10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning

This Foldable FREEBIE for Algebra 2 and Pre-Calculus students investigates the algebraic tests for symmetry to determine whether a function is even, odd, or neither. Students analyze the function behavior for y-axis and origin symmetry. The lesson

Subjects:

Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2

Grades:

9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Lesson Plans (Individual), Interactive Whiteboard, Graphic Organizers

Here is a great graphic organizer activity. Calculus Students can review and drill themselves on the derivative rules for polynomials, trigonometric functions and other transcendental functions. The activity can be self-directed or

Subjects:

Math, Calculus

Grades:

10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Activities, Test Prep, Graphic Organizers

We’re very excited to share this eBook with you! You will find print-and-review resources from three TpT sellers who specialize in creating products for AP Calculus students!
Each seller has shared 5 ideas related to AP Calculus Review; how we

Subjects:

Math, Calculus

Grades:

10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Activities, Test Prep, Task Cards

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught grades 8 through 12 for 24 years in the Central Florida area. I consider it an honor to share strategies with colleagues through local and national math conferences. I am now a full-time teacher-author and love writing curriculum for other teachers.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My friends say that I am way too energetic. I love hands-on strategies that engage students to learn cooperatively. There is always something new happening in my classroom.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

1998-Teacher of the Year at Thomas Jefferson Junior High, Merritt Island, FL.; 2001-Teacher of the Year at George Jenkins High School, Lakeland, FL.; 2001-AIChE Mathematics Teacher of the Year,Polk County, FL.; National Board Certified Teacher, Adolescent Young Adult Mathematics,2001;2009-2010 Math Teacher of the Year, Orange County Public Schools

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics Education, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I taught AP Calculus AB, Pre-Calculus, and Algebra 2 Honors in the Metro-Orlando area. I blog about ways to engage, encourage, and empower teachers at http://www.flamingomath.com/. I am an active teacher-trainer when opportunities arise. I love to share how Foldables(R) can change student engagement within your classroom.

GRADES

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Not Grade Specific

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