## Translating Algebra Flyswatter Game

As a fifth grader, my classmates and I always looked forward to the days where the flyswatter game was on the agenda. Mrs. Murray, my teacher for science and social studies, would use the game to help us review our vocabulary words at the end of each chapter. Each vocab word would be written on …

## Different Forms of a Quadratic Function Foldable

My Algebra 2 students created this different forms of a quadratic function foldable to glue in their interactive notebooks. For the first day of this lesson, we created the foldable and wrote the names and formulas for each form of a quadratic function on the outside. We didn’t take any notes on the inside of …

## Coordinate Plane Fly Swatter Game

Remember my giant shower curtain coordinate plane?  I am just so ridiculously proud of this thing.  I love it. I’ll be honest.  Not all of my kids thought it was as cool as I did.  A bunch of them had a “Ms. Hagan, really?” expression on their faces when I introduced it to the class. …

## Flyswatter Review Game for Different Forms of Linear Equations

Original Version of Flyswatter Review Game I created this flyswatter review game to give my Algebra 1 students practice identifying the different forms of linear equations. A little over a week ago, my Algebra 1 students took their test over graphing linear equations.  This test covered finding slope, x and y intercepts, graphing linear equations, …