Identifying Series and Determining Congruence or Similarity

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Learners consider a set of questions to determine a series of transformations that will move one figure to another. Once the series is determined, the pupil then determines whether the pre-image and image are either congruent or similar. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have class members try to find at least two series that will work for each problem
  • Use the components in the lesson in a flipped classroom setting
Classroom Considerations

  • There are many different combinations that will work for each problem
  • The lesson is seventh in an 11-part unit on congruence and similarity
Pros

  • Answer key provides solutions that follow the method provided
  • The pre-image and image are different colors/shades
Cons

  • Relies strictly on direct instruction to impart information
Common Core