Define a Translation

Translate from action to a definition. Given a point and a directed line segment, learners conduct a transformation. The scholars record the steps they take while performing the transformation. The individuals develop a definition from their steps.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Allow pupils to use any geometry tool they want
  • Have classmates create a letter to a fellow classmate giving them the necessary steps to translate a point
Classroom Considerations

  • The class should be familiar with conducting translations
Pros

  • Provides suggestions for questions to ask to gain further insight into the students' understanding
  • Includes sample work
Cons

  • None
Common Core