I love teaching transformations. It& one of my favorite times of the year in math class. I spent a lot of time looking at different ideas for our interactive notebooks and this is what we did.

Collaborative Problem-Solving in Math - students maintain individual accountability but also practice collaborative and problem-solving skills in a group -HAS GRADE TOO!

In the two page worksheet plus answer key, students must use the Pythagorean Theorem to figure out the missing leg or hypotenuse in real world problems. Word and PDF versions are included.

There is nothing, literally nothing, the teens like more than an acrostic â€“ except selfies and hashtags, of course. So put them both together, and youâ€™ve got a super-fly learning opportunity.