Translations

This Translations assessment also includes:

Introduce translations as transformations that move figures in horizontal and vertical distances with a video that shows how to translate the figures. A second video covers how to determine the translation that has occurred. Pupils work nine problems to show their understanding of translations.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Conduct a brief discussion about vectors in reference to translations
Classroom Considerations

  • The needed videos are the third and fourth within the playlist
  • The video may use different terminology when referring to translations; be sure to explain this fact to viewers
Pros

  • Video shows two different methods to translate figures
  • The problem set contains translations that are on grids and ones that are on the coordinate plane
Cons

  • None
Common Core