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# Pre-Calculus

Looking for a fun gift for your graduating precalculus students? I created this free SVG file which can be used to make stickers or vinyl decals for your favorite math students.

This collection of trigonometry jokes and puns will help bring a spark of fun and humor to your trig lessons. Get ready to make your students laugh! (Or groan…) As a high school math teacher, I have been collecting mathematical jokes and math puns for years to add to my math lessons. I want to …

Check out these PDF templates for Pascal’s Triangle which feature both filled and blank Pascal’s Triangles to use in your math lessons.

This semi-log plot activity will help your students learn to plot points on a semi-log plot while having fun! Your AP Precalculus students will master this tricky graphing skill by completing the mystery graph picture.

Decorate your classroom with this collection of printable parent function posters. Your students will appreciate being able to reference this visual reminder of 13 of the different functions they will learn about in their algebra and precalculus courses.

Looking for a free and fun evaluating logarithms activity? In this engaging auction-style activity, students will work in teams to evaluate logs and bid on them to see who can earn the most points. Topics Covered in Activity This auction activity was designed to give students practice evaluating basic logarithmic expressions. It is expected that …

Elevate your AP Precalculus course to new heights with this selection of hands-on activities and engaging resources. This blog post is your gateway to a wealth of materials designed to inspire learning and foster a deeper understanding of precalculus for your students. This is my first year teaching AP Precalculus, so this blog post is …

I created these AP® Precalculus Unit Dividers to help myself and my students get organized this year as we tackle the AP® Precalculus curriculum as laid out in the College Board Course and Exam Description. I have my students maintain a binder full of our fill-in-the-blank guided notes that we complete throughout the year. I …

Practice identifying the end behavior of rational functions using these six fun and engaging stations activites that are designed for AP Precalculus (1.7).

Get the help you or your students need remembering all of the formulas needed for right triangle trigonometry problems with this handy right triangle trig formula sheet.

Help students remember the difference between concave up and concave down with these free printable concavity posters for the precalculus or calculus classroom.

Are your students struggling to evaluate trigonometric functions of quadrantal angles? This Odd One Out Activity will give them plenty of practice and highlight common errors made while trying to work these types of trig problems.

Help your trigonometry students visualize graphing angles in standard position on the coordinate plane as well as coterminal angles and reference angles with these fun paper plate angle spinners. What is a Paper Plate Angle Spinner? When I first started teaching trigonometry, I would have my students build “angle spinners” in their interactive notebooks using …

I created a new reference angles activity using the odd one out structure to give my trigonometry and precalculus students practice identifying the reference angle of a given angle in degrees. Reference Angles Activity Instructions Determine which angle of the four given angles has a different reference angle than the other 3 angles. In other …

Provide your precalculus students with plenty of practice converting between angle measures in degrees and radians with this degrees and radians tarsia matching puzzle. I was on a mission this past school year to work on adding more creative practice activities to my precalculus course. When we started our unit on angles, I decided that …

Give your students plenty of practice evaluating trig functions with this fun tarsia puzzle. In this activity, students must use either their knowledge of special right triangles or the unit circle in order to evaluate each function and match the corresponding pieces to build a triangle. For years, I tried to use a similar evaluating …

Looking for a visual to help your students remember the signs of the various trig functions in each quadrant? I created this set of ASTC trig posters to hang in my classroom for my pre-calculus students to reference. In some countries, this is known as a CAST diagram. That name has always bothered me though …

I created this average rate of change activity for my pre-calculus classes to work through recently. Question stacks are one of my favorite self-checking activities for the math classroom. Years ago when I taught mainly Algebra 1, I created what felt like a million different question stacks. When I switched to teaching higher level math …

Looking for the perfect activity to help your students practice the unit circle? Check out these 7 engaging unit circle activities I use with my pre-calculus students during our trigonometry unit. Activities to Learn the Unit Circle Deriving the Unit Circle Foldable Several years ago, I created this deriving the unit circle foldable for my …

Looking for hands-on trigonometry activities? Here’s a collection of 27 fun and engaging trig activities that I have created over the past decade while teaching trigonometry and pre-calculus to high school math students. What is a Radian? Hands-On Activity I created this hand-on exploration for my trigonometry students to explore the question “What is a …

Teaching trig? Check out these 5 free printable trigonometry posters that I have made for my pre-calculus classroom over the years. They are each available as a downloadable PDF file. Unit Circle Display I created these unit circle magnets to use with my dry erase magnetic unit circle from EAI Education. I plan to use …

I created this fill-in-the-blank unit circle chart for my pre-calculus classes to use as they practice constructing the unit circle from memory. Students are given a blank unit circle with the following instructions: Place the degree measure of each angle on the unit circle in the provided circles. Place the radian measure of each angle …

This parent graphs of trig functions clothespin matching activity has been in the making for multiple years. Several years ago, I discovered a Parent Graphs of Trig Functions Worksheet from Robyn Wolfe of Carlisle Schools. Overview of Activity I used the worksheet with great success in my pre-calculus class, and I remember writing a note …

I decided to create a Unit Circle Bingo Game to give my Pre-Calculus students some much-needed practice with evaluating trig functions using the unit circle. Technically, this is more of a game of connect 4 than bingo, but bingo just sounds more fun. So, Unit Circle Bingo it is! Bingo is one of my go-to …