Transformations – Reflections

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Scholars use interactive resources to figure out how to mathematically draw a reflection of a geometric shape viewed in a mirror. To conclude the activity, class members are asked to deduce the result of multiple reflections across different axes. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Bring in a few lap-size square mirrors for students to euse to xplore reflections
  • Relate the line of reflection to science class, team teaching the lesson if possible
  • Requires lengthy preparation
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires a large mirror
  • The interactive activity requires a login to the site
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Includes suggestions for differentiation
  • Provides extension ideas to enhance the lesson
  • Offers an answer key for easier grading and response comparison
Cons
  • None
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