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What is in the activity?This activity sheet is made up of six exercises. In two of the problems students are given in mapping rule of the form, such as (x, y)â†’(xâˆ’7, y+5) and the position of an original triangle or quadrilateral. Students must
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Geometry
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework
CCSS:
HSG-CO.A.4, HSG-CO.A.5
\$1.75
28
Students remember more when they are involved in a lesson. This 10 task activity has students draw the diagonals and then measure various parts to discover special properties of 7 quadrilaterals.â€¢ Task 1: Compare the lengths of the two diagonals
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
CCSS:
HSG-CO.C.11
\$3.25
26
A great classroom activity to introduce 3 dimensional geometry.You will need â€¢ 600 bendable strawsâ€¢ A set of 17 task cardsâ€¢ Scissors and Tapeâ€¢ A data chart for each studentâ€¢ Set of directionsTo connect two straws, slightly flatten the short part of
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities
\$7.00
7
What is included in this product? There are 24 task cards in this set. They are divided into 6 different sets of questions. The sets of cards are color coded for easy separation. Each set focuses on different types of translations: Set 1: Cards
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
CCSS:
HSG-CO.A.4, HSG-CO.A.5
\$6.00
17
This Smartboard Lesson includes â€¢ a Do Now that reviews setting up proportions since they will be used in working with the Side Splitter Theorem and the Angle Bisector Theoremâ€¢ a slide to recall several equivalent forms for given proportions. These
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Interactive Whiteboard
CCSS:
HSG-SRT.B.4
\$3.00
7
Do you need graph paper that is labeled, unlabeled, small in size, geoboard templates, polar graphs? This packet contains 60 different types of graph paper. Check the table of contents. 1. Four Standard Grid Pages2. Twenty Quadrant I Grid
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Graphing
Types:
Other, Printables
\$5.00
11
This zipped file contains An eighteen-page Smart Notebook file that will engage your students in deciding if they should sine, cosine or tangent to solve for missing information in a right triangle. A five-page set of directions to explain how to
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Geometry
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities
CCSS:
HSG-SRT.C.7, HSG-SRT.C.8
\$3.00
8
This activity contains two investigations. First Investigation:â€¢ On the graph provided, students graph each of the pairs of points and draw a line through the pair of points.â€¢ The students study the two lines and conjecture that the two lines are
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Geometry
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Laboratory
\$3.50
9
In this package you will receiveâ€¢ Six cartoon drawings: Five drawings of cartoons on a 3 x 4 grid and one drawing of a cartoon on a 3 x 3 grid. Each square in the grid is 2 inches by 2 inches. â€¢ A full set of directions on incorporating the lesson
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities
\$4.00
5
The activity sheet contains 15 questions that can be used as the basis of a lesson or for a classwork or homework sheet on working with the Perpendicular Bisector Theorem and its converse. Students will begin by filling in steps to complete the
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Homework
\$3.25
4
This activity sheet, containing twenty exercises, has students working with the proportionality theorem as they work with various diagrams containing parallel lines and triangles containing angle bisectors. Students willâ€¢ solve for X in four
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Homework
CCSS:
HSG-SRT.B.4
\$3.25
3
Using three drawings of a circle, students develop the equation of a circle. â€¢ Students first find 4 easy points that are 5 units from the center of a circle. â€¢ Next the students use the Pythagorean Theorem to find that eight other points are
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
\$3.00
3
This is a bundled package of two products available separately in my store: Translation Task Cards and Reflection/Rotation Task Cards
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Geometry
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
CCSS:
HSG-CO.A.5
\$12.00
\$10.80
7
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There are thirty-two task cards in this set. There are eight different sets of four exercises.â€¢ Cards 1-4: basic reflections over the x- or y-axis with transformation descriptionsâ€¢ Cards 5-8: basic rotation clockwise and counter-clockwise about the
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Geometry
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
CCSS:
HSG-CO.A.3
\$6.00
4
This activity is designed to be used with a geoboard (11 x 11 pegs). An alternative for geoboards is included in this package (index size cards with 11 x 11 geoboards). Students explore the meaning of perimeter and area by constructing polygons on
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Cooperative Learning
\$3.50
6
Students can practice their knowledge of supplementary and complementary angles using these one of these four puzzles. Two of the puzzles have 16 squares and two of the puzzles have 20 squares. 16 Square Puzzlesâ€¢ Puzzle 1 has either a description
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
\$3.00
3
This file describes a complete lesson where students are engaged in graphing lines and discovering that the slope of parallel lines are the same and the slope of perpendicular lines are negative reciprocals of each other. Students begin by graphing
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Geometry
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
\$3.00
5
This Smartboard Q and A game, a type of Jeopardy game, is designed to review properties of a triangle and congruence of triangles using the categories: â€¢ Triangle sum, â€¢ Constructions,â€¢ Congruence,â€¢ Proof, and â€¢ Hodge podge. â€¢ Hidden in the game is
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Interactive Whiteboard, Games
\$6.00
3
This set of cards can be used to review trigonometry concepts that include sine, cosine, tangent, inverse sine, inverse cosine, inverse tangent, the law of sines and the law of cosines. It is appropriate for geometry classes and algebra II classes.
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Trigonometry
10th, 11th
Types:
\$6.00
9
This activity is designed for a group of four students to work together to build right triangles using grid paper. A full set of directions is included. Students are given a chart where they collect data about right triangles: â€¢ Length of Leg 1
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
\$3.00
3
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Over 40 years teaching mathematics in grades 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,11, 12 and College Subjects included : Algebra 1 and Algebra 2, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, and Calculus AP (both AB and BC) Over 15 years - a mathematics consultant who works with teachers in NJ schools to help them engage their students in their mathematics lessons. A speaker at NCTM and AMTNJ conferences

MY TEACHING STYLE

Discovery-Based Learning with both technology and hands-on lessons. I love to engage students in lessons where they can have those ah-ha moments in the lesson when those light bulbs in their brain get turned on. My lessons are designed so that students are not just spectators to the lesson. They are actually actively involved in building their understanding of the concepts being considered. My lessons are designed this way because when students are actively engaged in a lesson they remember the concepts for a longer period of time. I have designed many scavenger hunts, Q and A games, Task Cards and Activity Sheets that focus on conceptual understanding. You will also find I Have...Who Has cards for Algebra and Calculus.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Presidential Awardee for Excellence in Teaching Science and Mathematics (NJ Representative) 1993 Tandy Prize - 1995-96 AMTNJ Mathematics Leadership Award

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BS in Education - Taylor University - Mathematics-Physics MA in Mathematics - Ball State University

Consultant in Teaching Mathematics Classroom Coach Classroom Teacher Workshop Leader Collegeboard Consultant Calculus AP Consultant Some of the proceeds from this store support a mathematics scholarship at Cairn University, Langhorne, PA. and Taylor University, Upland, IN