Tantalizing Tessellations Lesson III: Creating a Slide Translation
Students explore tessellations and the artwork of M.C. Escher. They view and discuss a video about M.C. Escher, create a slide template out of cardboard, and create a poster with their tessellation pattern.
6th - 8th Math 4 Views 97 Downloads
Translations and Reflections of Triangles: Transformation Dances
Young scholars explore transformations in dance. In this cross curriculum geometry and dance lesson, students define and identify angles, reflections, and translations, then practice dance movements using a stretchy band that represent...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
New Review Geometry: Transformations, Congruence, and Similarity
Rigid motions are to congruence as what are to similarity? Investigate properties of rigid motions and define congruence in terms of rigid motions with the ninth chapter of a 10-part eighth grade workbook series. The lesson then prompts...
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Function Families: Translations and Reflections
This comprehensive introduction to rigid transformation of functions does a fabulous job of breaking down translations and reflections into manageable concept chunks. Care is taken with horizontal translations, vertical translations,...
12 mins 8th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Translate Word Phrases and Sentences into Inequalities and Vice Versa
Many times, learners get frustrated because they feel like they have the tools to solve an algebra problem, but not the ability to turn the English into math. This presentation focuses solely on that skill, starting with basic algebraic...
7 mins 8th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Tantalizing Tessellations-Creating a Glide Reflection Transformation
Students discuss the term tessellation and use paper cut-outs to illustrate the concept of glide reflections. They use tessellations to create a piece of artwork and then analyze completed tessellations to discover the original shape.
6th - 8th Math