Transforming Trigonometric Graphs – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on transforming trigonometric graphs that looks at how to translate, reflect and stretch graphs of sin, cos and tan. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objective

  • To apply transformations to trigonometric graphs.

Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE higher tier students. It could also be used with high ability Key Stage 3 students.

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Transforming Trigonometric Graphs’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Sin Graph
  • Cos Graph
  • Tan Graph
  • Graph Translation Example
  • Graph Compression Example
  • Student Worksheet on Transforming Trigonometric Graphs
  • Trigonometric Graphs Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the second lesson in the Graphs of Trigonometric Functions unit of work (the unit is also available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment).

The other lesson in the unit is: