Congruence Through Transformations

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Transform your lesson on transformations. Learners use given congruent triangles and tracing paper to determine the single transformation that carries one to the other. The concept is extended to combinations of transformations to complete the lesson.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use geometry software if it is available
Classroom Considerations

  • Lesson requires materials, such as tracing paper
  • If pupils are already proficient with basic translations, reflections, and rotations, skip the day one lesson and go directly to day two
Pros

  • Includes practice problems to use as classwork or homework
  • Teacher guide lists answers to all problems, as well as optional extensions like using algebraic notation
Cons

  • None
Common Core