Lauren Fulton Math

8th Grade Transformations Activity with Dilations Translations Reflections


Looking for a highly engaging Transformations Activity for your 8th Grade Math students? This self-checking transformations in the coordinate plane game is unlike anything your students have seen before and includes an animated story with alternate endings!

In this Adventurous Joe activity, Joe loses his wallet in the middle of the ocean. Students must correctly solve dilations, reflections, rotations, and translations problems to help Joe find his wallet!

Problem types include: Matching a transformation to its algebraic representation, identifying the effects of transformations in the coordinate plane.

❤️Why Students & Teachers LOVE this Resource❤️

  • Self-Checking. If students answer the questions correctly, Joe makes it out of his sticky situation. If they make a wrong turn, his adventure turns sour!
  • Engaging. The ONLY math product on TpT (that I can find) with an animated video story to accompany the activity.
  • No Prep. Just print & go!
  • Versatile. Choose to watch the videos as a class, or use the QR codes & have students work independently.


Included in this Product

  • Animated Video Story w/ Alternate Endings
  • 15 Task Cards w/ Variety of Problem Types
  • 1 Adventure Maze (black/white & color options)
  • Student Recording Sheets
  • Answer Keys
Total Pages: 1 Animated Video, 15 Task Cards, 1 Student Maze
Answer Key: Included
Teaching Duration: 45 minutes
This product aligns to CCSS 8.G.A.1 & 8.G.A.3