Demonstrating Rotations

Spin the quadrilateral about a point. Pupils trace a figure they can use to determine the image of a figure rotated about a point. They draw the resulting image and label its vertices.

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CCSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas
  • Use a geometry software that shows the rotation as it happens
  • Have classmates explain the differences between rotating about a point on the figure and a point not on the figure
Classroom Considerations
  • The class should be familiar with the direction of rotations
Pros
  • Contains teacher support videos on asking questions to gather more information about learners' knowledge
  • Includes instructional suggestions for different levels of understanding
Cons
  • None
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