Properties of Similarity Transformations

You can explain it, but can you do it? After learners view a sequence of transformations, the next logical step is creating the transformation. Challenge your classes to construct a composition of transformations and verify the properties of similarity transformations in the process. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have scholars use a different color for each step in the transformation sequence to organize the process
Classroom Considerations

  • The lesson requires a strong understanding of each transformation construction, so teachers might need to faciliate a review first
  • Requires construction tools
  • There are 36 lesson in the series
Pros

  • Resource is a hands-on lesson that incorporates constructions
  • Emphasizes vocabulary and notation
Cons

  • None