Dilations as Transformations of the Plane

Compare and contrast the four types of transformations through constructions! Individuals are expected to construct the each of the different transformations. Although meant for a review, these examples are excellent for initial instruction as well. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Form collaborative groups to examine exercises 1-6 together
  • Model additional examples for learners before assigning independent work
Classroom Considerations

  • The lesson is meant for a review of the four rigid motion transformations; if pupils do not have this background knowledge, they will need additional guidance
  • Additional time may be necessary to complete this lesson depending on skill level
  • Requires construction tools
  • A continuation of a 36-part series

  • Examples and questions invoke critical thinking
  • Includes a detailed teacher guide with instructional guidance and questioning suggestions

  • None