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Curated OER

Are the Dotted Lines, Lines of Symmetry?

For Students 3rd - 5th
Here is a geometry skills practice worksheet in which learners respond to eight questions that require them to identify lines of symmetry.
Lesson Plan
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Insect Symmetry

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students explore symmetry in the insect world, comparing and contrasting insects and their symmetrical bodies and wings. They draw symmetrical insects, identifying body parts and explore nature's examples of symmetry. Afterward, they...
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Symmetry in Agriculture

For Students 2nd - 4th
For this symmetry worksheet, students look at 12 pictures. Students circle all the pictures that are symmetrical, and cross out all the ones that are not.
Interactive
Scholastic

Study Jams! Lines of Symmetry

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Line up this lesson when introducing symmetry to your young mathematicians. Watch how two figures are introduced to different ways of folding and identifying whether or not they are actually symmetrical. Finish the lesson with a multiple...
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Curated OER

Symmetry Worksheet IV

For Students 8th - 10th
Challenge your class to identify, label, and draw a wide range of symmetries with this worksheet. In addition, learners name symmetrical shapes and compare them to alphabet letters. This worksheet asks class members to work with lines of...
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Curated OER

Seeing Symmetry Around Us

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young geometers distinguish between mirror symmetry and rotational symmetry and construct pattern block designs demonstrating both. They then work together to find examples of each kind of symmetry on campus (or at home). They photograph...
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Curated OER

Facial Symmetry

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners study facial symmetry. They explore lines of symmetry, and create illustrations with multiple lines of symmetry.
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Line Symmetry and Rotational Symmetry

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the symmetry of pattern block shapes. Students, working in groups determine whether each shape has line symmetry, rotational symmetry or both kinds of symmetry. Students determine how many lines of symmetry the...
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Symmetry Using Polygons

For Students 8th - 10th
Working on symmetry in your class? If so, this worksheet might be for you. Learners observe different triangles and quadrilaterals, determine which are symmetrical, draw in the lines of symmetry, and color the symmetrical shapes. In...
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Curated OER

Line Symmetry

For Students 3rd - 5th
Teach your class about symmetry lines with this resource. This worksheet defines symmetry and explains lines of symmetry and how they work. Learners examine a variety of examples before drawing lines of symmetry in 5 figures. The...
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Curated OER

Lines of Symmetry - Mirror Dance

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders analyze how to divide space or shape into mirror sections to create lines of symmetry. In this lines of symmetry lesson, 5th graders discuss symmetry in dance, math, and living. Students participate in a dance warm-up and...
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Lines of Symmetry

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students practice dance to divide the space or body shape into equal sections to create symmetry in dance. In this symmetry instructional activity, students practice symmetrical and asymmetrical movements in dance. Students participate...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Polygons in Symmetry: Animal Inventions

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use polygons to create animal figures with symmetry. In this polygons and symmetry lesson plan, 4th graders create a symmetrical animal collage by cutting and gluing geometric shapes and figures from math activities.
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Countdown Challenge: Live Symmetry in Regular & Irregular Polygons

For Students 7th - 8th
In this symmetry learning exercise, students identify lines of symmetry in given polygons. They discover the correlation between the number of sides and the number of lines of symmetry. Students determine the lines of symmetry in...
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Curated OER

Symmetry - English Learners 17.4

For Students 4th - 6th
Upper graders solve four multiple choice problems where they determine if figures are symmetric and determine lines of symmetry.
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Curated OER

Symmetry and Geometric Shapes on Campus

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Build on your learners' previous knowledge of geometric shapes and symmetrical figures. Then set them out to take photos of geometric shapes on campus. They assess whether the photos contain symmetry or not.
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Curated OER

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Pupils identify symmetry in road signs. For this geometry lesson, students explore objects in the real world for symmetry. They perform translation, rotation and reflection.
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Curated OER

Countdown Challenge Symmetry

For Students 6th - 8th
In this symmetry worksheet, students identify the lines of symmetry in given polygons. They match the number of lines of symmetry to the correct figure. This one-page worksheet contains seven problems.
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Symmetry Fun

For Students 7th
In this symmetry worksheet, 7th graders identify and complete 12 different lines of symmetry in polygons. First, they color all of the polygons that have a line of symmetry. Then, students circle all of the regular polygons and use the...
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Trace a Line of Symmetry

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this lines of symmetry worksheet, young math whizzes analyze pictures of eight common objects and draw a line of symmetry for each.
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Flipping Butterflies: Triadic Colors and Symmetry

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create symmetrical butterfly wings. In this symmetry lesson plan, 2nd graders observe butterfly wings and create their own. They make both sides symmetrical and mix primary colors to make secondary colors.
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Tessellations: Geometry and Symmetry

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students explore the concept of tessellations. In this tessellations lesson, students use an applet to construct tessellations. Students use regular polygons to construct tessellations. Students find patterns and symmetry in their...
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Backwards Writing: Reflections and Symmetry

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Why is "ambulance" written backwards on emergency vehicles? Young geometers apply principles of symmetry to translate words written backwards. See if your school or district subscribes to Jobland, where you can view a clip that explains...
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Mathematics Vision Project

Module 1: Transformations and Symmetry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
No need to change anything about the resource. The first of eight modules in the MVP Geometry unit focuses on transformations in the coordinate plane. It connects translations, rotations, and reflections to congruence, symmetry, and...