Transformations

How does something go from here to there? Describe it with a transformation. Young mathematicians learn how to translate, reflect, rotate, and dilate an image. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use a graphic organizer to record examples of each type of transformation
  • Extend the lesson to using notation with each transformation
Classroom Considerations

  • Provide graph paper to your classes to aid in note taking
  • The lesson is the eighth in a series of 16
Pros

  • Highlights vocabulary through definitions and multiple examples
Cons

  • Examples show a transformation but do not give an explanation of how to perform the transformation
Common Core