Representing and Combining Transformations

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Transform your learners into master geometers with an activity that asks them to first complete an assessment task drawing the result after transformation of a given shape in the coordinate plane. They then use cards to represent transformations between given L-shapes.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the resource as a review activity on transformations
Classroom Considerations

  • Activity requires materials, such as transparency sheets and thumbtacks
  • Lesson focuses on congruence transformations (rigid motions); it could be modified to include similarity transformations
Pros

  • Resource includes optional extension activity
  • Lesson contains a table of common issues and how to address them
Cons

  • None