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Trig Millionaire Game

# Trig Millionaire Game

Unit 8: Cyclical Patterns and Periodic Functions

Lesson 12 of 15

Lesson 12 of 15

## Objective: SWBAT apply their trigonometry knowledge to be the top scoring team.

## Big Idea: Students review past trigonometry concepts such as angle rotations, reference angles, unit circle applications, and evaluating trig functions.

Standards:

Subject(s):

Math, unit circle, PreCalculus, radian measure, trigonometric functions (evaluating), game, periodicity

*50 minutes*

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Today’s class period is all about students having some fun while reviewing trig knowledge and maybe even learning something new. Students will compete in teams of 3 to be the highest scoring team and become the winners of Millionaire. I offered an incentive of highest scoring team receiving a 3% boost on their next test and candy. And the second highest team receiving just candy. This was a very engaging activity for my students. They even asked if we could play again tomorrow!

Here is the game in the format it was intended to be played in:

Here is the pdf version if you just want to preview the game/questions:

**Game Play:**

- Each team answers every question.
- Students connect to clickers (one clicker per a team) and text in their answers. I like to assign each team a number and then have the teams log in by numbers. It makes score keeping easier!
- I time every question (countdown will begin once you hit the play button to send out the questions to the clickers) and I did not accept answers from teams that were too slow.
- Every 5
^{th}question is a “fastest finger question.” There is no time limit on these, per se. The three teams with the quickest time and correct answers get the money. - For most questions I allowed students to use their notes or any other resources available. For some questions I do ask students to put away their unit circles. This is noted on the slide before.

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