Reflections and Line Symmetry
Seventh graders explore the language and notation associated with reflections and reflect two-dimensional shapes in given mirror lines. They recognize the line symmetry of a variety of shapes using geometry software on their computers.
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Using Symmetry to Create Corporate Logos
Young mathematicians investigate the use of symmetry in graphic design. After first learning about reflection, translational, and rotational symmetry, children use this new knowledge to identify symmetry in letters of the alphabet and...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Shape of Things
Investigate the attributes of polygons. A thorough set of lessons presents problem scenarios for elementary through high school classes. The first lessons focus on basic characteristics of polygons, including the line of symmetry. As the...
K - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Translations and Reflections of Triangles: Transformation Dances
Students explore transformations in dance. In this cross curriculum geometry and dance instructional activity, students define and identify angles, reflections, and translations, then practice dance movements using a stretchy band that...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Identifying Lines of Symmetry and Creating Reflections over a Line
Fifth graders review the concept of a line of symmetry by using pieces of paper that have pictures such as, letters of the alphabet, polygons, and designs made from polygons in order to determine if they have symmetry. The fine, two-hour...
6th - 8th Math