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Illustrative Mathematics

#### Finding the Line of Symmetry

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Can you find the line of symmetry? That's what your students will demonstrate by completing this worksheet. The task gets increasingly difficult as shapes are included that have one line of symmetry, no lines of symmetry, and multiple...
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Teachers Network

#### A World of Symmetry: Math-Geometry

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Define and identify the three basic forms of symmetry translation, rotation, and glides with your class. They cut out and arrange paper pattern blocks to illustrate symmetry, create a Cartesian graph, and design a rug with a symmetrical...
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Curated OER

#### Symmetry in Relief

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners explore radial symmetry.  In this 3 dimensional art and geometry lesson, students identify examples of radial symmetry in everyday objects. Learners create an imprint using radial symmetry on clay tiles.
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PBS

#### Using Symmetry to Create Corporate Logos

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
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...
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Mathed Up!

#### Symmetry

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Eleven problems provide pupils the opportunity to find the lines of symmetry or identify rotational symmetry. Scholars alter designs to make them symmetrical, learn to recognize signs that are symmetrical, and identify the type of...
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Illustrative Mathematics

#### Lines of Symmetry for Quadrilaterals

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Explore how lines of symmetry help define different categories of quadrilaterals. Looking at a square, rectangle, trapezoid, and parallelogram, young mathematicians discover that each shape has its own, unique symmetry. Encourage your...
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Curated OER

#### Symmetry Worksheet

For Students 7th - 10th
This resource offers a series of hands-on activities in which learners sketch and construct symmetrical origami, paper dolls, snowflakes, and polyhedra while adhering to specific requirements. These activities ask class members to...
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Curated OER

#### Line of Symmetry

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Where is the line of symmetry in these shapes? Review this concept using the visual guide at the top of the page, explaining how some shapes have multiples lines. Consider demonstrating this concept with large cut-outs, physically...
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Curated OER

#### Lines of Symmetry, Shapes and Symbols

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Which shapes are symmetrical? Third graders decide which shapes have lines of symmetry, and which shapes are not symmetrical. They work on 13 shapes and symbols, four of which have lines already drawn through them. Use this resource to...
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Curated OER

#### Lines of Symmetry

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Do your learners know that letters of the alphabet have lines of symmetry? Well, some of them do. Scholars examine nine symmetrical letters and draw in the line of symmetry for each (one of them has two!). They also complete six letters...
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Curated OER

#### Symmetry, Part 2

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
How can you tell if shapes are symmetrical? Fourth graders study 12 shapes, and draw lines down the middle of shapes that have symmetry. Once they are finished, they complete shapes that are missing their symmetrical sides. Some shapes...
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Curated OER

#### Parallel and Perpendicular Lines and Lines of Symmetry: Rhombus Shadowing

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders demonstrate different types of lines using movement. In this line and movement lesson, 5th graders demonstrate parallel and perpendicular lines, and lines of symmetry using dance movement. They also demonstrate rhombus...
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Curated OER

#### Symmetry

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Is this the line of symmetry? Scholars analyze 12 images to determine whether or not the dotted line in each reflects symmetry. There are three examples for them to reference before they start, so consider reviewing these together before...
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Curated OER

#### Symmetry

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Fold these shapes in half and you'll have perfectly equal sides. Kids explore symmetry by completing 16 abstract shapes which have been cut off at the line of symmetry. They draw the mirror image, using several examples as reference. An...
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Curated OER

#### Symmetry

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
These symmetrical shapes are only half-completed, so scholars finish them by drawing the other side of the line of symmetry. Because your class won't recognize these abstract shapes, they will get authentic practice with this objective....
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Curated OER

#### Lines of Symmetry

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Drawing lines of symmetry helps scholars understand shape attributes, basic fractions, and equality. They determine how many lines each of these nine shapes has, using an example as reference. Consider having learners cut out a set of...
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Curated OER

#### Symmetry

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Where is the line of symmetry? Learners begin by drawing in a line to split three images evenly in half, using an example as reference. Encourage them to think about physically folding the picture to solidify this concept. Next, they do...
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Curated OER

#### Shaping the View: Symmetry and Balance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the symmetry and balance in the composition of a variety of art works and note how the viewer's eye is guided to the important components of the image. How these elements affect the tone of the painting and communicate...
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Curated OER

#### Understanding Symmetry Through Visual Art

For Teachers 4th
Have your class explore symmetry, radial balance and fractional parts in natural and man-made objects in their environment. Learners list examples and identify symmetrical and asymmetrical designs. Pupils are given a box of crayons and...
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Curated OER

#### Symmetry

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Do these dotted lines indicate symmetry? Some of them do, and scholars determine which ones in 12 different images. Because some of these are tricky, it may be helpful to have large versions of these shapes printed and cut out. This way,...
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Curated OER

#### Symmetry

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Enhance your geometry lesson by working with shapes. Fourth graders follow lines of symmetry to complete ten shapes, most of them currently triangles. Have pupils color each half of their shapes to reinforce the idea of symmetry!
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Curated OER

#### Geometry Worksheet 9.5: Rotational Symmetry

For Students 9th - 12th
In this rotational symmetry worksheet, students solve 14 short answer and graphing problems. Students identify the order and magnitude of given figures.  Students find the scale factor of a dilation given a graph.
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Curated OER

#### Symmetry

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
A very clever marriage of social studies and math is offered in this presentation. Young mathematicians look at slides of a variety of flags of the world and try to find the line of symmetry in each. A clever way to practice symmetry!
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Mathster

#### Line and Rotational Symmetry

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Challenge young mathematicians' understanding of symmetry. Provided with images of different shapes, letters, and national flags, students are tasked with identifying the lines of symmetry and order of rotational symmetry associated with...