Demonstrating Translations

Slide into translations. Given a vector, pupils translate a quadrilateral on a grid system. The scholars use a tracing to determine the image of a quadrilateral. They label the vertices to show the correspondence between the pre-image and the image.

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CCSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas
  • Have struggling learners translate only vertically and horizontally
  • Ask learners to translate the vector into a description of the direction of movement 
Classroom Considerations
  • The class should understand the vector notation for a translation
Pros
  • Includes teacher reference videos of an instructor questioning class members
  • Contains descriptions of misconceptions at different levels of understanding
Cons
  • None
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