Mirror, Mirror II

This Mirror, Mirror II assessment also includes:

Apply the concept of similar triangles to design a space in a room. Scholars use similar triangles to determine how a spotlight reflects from a mirror. After drawing the path of the spotlight, individuals find the smallest possible width of the mirror to reach a desired result.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use as a challenge for early finishers
  • For struggling learners, lead them to drawing the similar triangles
Classroom Considerations

  • Assumes familiartiy with concepts of reflection and similar triangles
Pros

  • Combines the concept of transformations with similar triangles
  • Includes a detailed answer key and scoring rubric
Cons

  • None
Common Core