Engaging MATH Worksheets, Tasks and Activities
Have your students apply their understanding of PARALLEL LINES cut by a TRANSVERSAL with these fun activities including a maze, riddle and coloring activity.
Parallel Lines & Transversals ~ Missing Angle MAZE
This is a self-checking worksheet that allows students to strengthen their skills in finding the missing angle when parallel lines are cut by a transversal. Students are given one angle. Students use their answers to navigate through the puzzle.
Parallel Lines & Transversals ~ Angle Pairs COLORING ACTIVITY
Students are prompted to identify given angle pairs using diagrams of parallel lines cut by a transversal. Students use their answers to color the picture.
Parallel Lines & Transversals ~ Solving Equations RIDDLE
Students must find the value of x using given angles created by parallel lines and a transversal. Students will have to write and solve equations. They must then use their solutions to solve the riddle.
All 3 of these activities allow students to practice solving problems with PARALLEL LINES cut by a TRANSVERSAL while incorporating fun into the classroom!
How to Use:
Use any of these resources as a quick assessment tool, a homework assignment, end of year activities, math stations or even something for the kids to do after a test.
✔ Identifying Angle Pairs (Alternate Interior Angles, Alternate Exterior Angles, Same-Side Interior Angles, Same-Side Exterior Angles, Corresponding Angles, Vertical Angles)
✔ Finding the Missing Angle
✔ Solving an Equation
Common Core Aligned:
* 8.G.5 - Use informal arguments to establish facts about the angle sum and exterior angle of triangles, about the angles created when parallel lines are cut by a transversal, and the angle-angle criterion for similarity of triangles.
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