8.G.A.1

Verify experimentally the properties of rotations, reflections, and translations:

 
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Hands-on Exploring the Movement of Reflections in the Plane

8th Grade Math » Unit: Transformations
8th Grade Math » Unit: Transformations
Christa  Lemily
Bowling Green, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students learn about the movement of a reflection through using tracing paper.

 
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Reflections (1)
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Translations (Day 1 of 2)

8th Grade Math » Unit: Congruence and Similarity
8th Grade Math » Unit: Congruence and Similarity
Mauricio Beltre
Orlando, FL
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Adding  fixed numbers to each of the coordinates of a  figure has the effect of sliding or translating the  figure.

 
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Playing with Parabolas - Hands on

8th Grade Math » Unit: Advanced Equations and Functions
8th Grade Math » Unit: Advanced Equations and Functions
Mauricio Beltre
Orlando, FL
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students become acquainted with simple quadratic equations! They graph and explore parabolas and gain their first experiences with quadratic function vocabulary and transformations.

 
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Exploring Angle Relationships Along Parallel Lines

8th Grade Math » Unit: Transformations
8th Grade Math » Unit: Transformations
Christa  Lemily
Bowling Green, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

I Like to Move it Move it, Move Angle Measures Along a Transversal to Map Relationships

 
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Exploring Reflections 2

8th Grade Math » Unit: Congruence and Similarity
8th Grade Math » Unit: Congruence and Similarity
Mauricio Beltre
Orlando, FL
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students see that the image of a figure can be found by locating the images of enough points to determine the figure.

 
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Reflections (1)
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Angle Relationships Along Parallel Lines Completed

8th Grade Math » Unit: Transformations
8th Grade Math » Unit: Transformations
Christa  Lemily
Bowling Green, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

I Like to Move it Move it, Move Angle Measures Along a Transversal to Map Relationships

 
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angle relationships along parallel lines student organizer sample
   

Introduction to congruence and similarity through transformations

8th Grade Math » Unit: CONGRUENCE AND SIMILARITY THROUGH TRANSFORMATIONS
8th Grade Math » Unit: CONGRUENCE AND SIMILARITY THROUGH TRANSFORMATIONS
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Which one of these is not like the other? Investigate how Sesame Street is connected to congruence and similarity.

 
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Translations 1

8th Grade Math » Unit: CONGRUENCE AND SIMILARITY THROUGH TRANSFORMATIONS
8th Grade Math » Unit: CONGRUENCE AND SIMILARITY THROUGH TRANSFORMATIONS
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Set the foundation for students' knowledge of and fluency with translations.

 
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Reflections (1)
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Rotations 1

8th Grade Math » Unit: CONGRUENCE AND SIMILARITY THROUGH TRANSFORMATIONS
8th Grade Math » Unit: CONGRUENCE AND SIMILARITY THROUGH TRANSFORMATIONS
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Set the foundation for students' understanding of rotations about the origin - link it to tether ball!

 
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Dilations 1

8th Grade Math » Unit: CONGRUENCE AND SIMILARITY THROUGH TRANSFORMATIONS
8th Grade Math » Unit: CONGRUENCE AND SIMILARITY THROUGH TRANSFORMATIONS
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Biggie or Smalls? Set the foundation for students' understanding of dilations, and use Geogebra to illustrate.

 
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Mixed Review - Transformations

8th Grade Math » Unit: CONGRUENCE AND SIMILARITY THROUGH TRANSFORMATIONS
8th Grade Math » Unit: CONGRUENCE AND SIMILARITY THROUGH TRANSFORMATIONS
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Deepen students' understanding by putting together the last 8 days of learning into one day. Incredibly important to consolidate their understanding before moving on!

 
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Rotations 2

8th Grade Math » Unit: CONGRUENCE AND SIMILARITY THROUGH TRANSFORMATIONS
8th Grade Math » Unit: CONGRUENCE AND SIMILARITY THROUGH TRANSFORMATIONS
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Get kids fluent in rotations by providing them with a lot of independent practice with rotations!

 
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Reflections 1

8th Grade Math » Unit: CONGRUENCE AND SIMILARITY THROUGH TRANSFORMATIONS
8th Grade Math » Unit: CONGRUENCE AND SIMILARITY THROUGH TRANSFORMATIONS
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Use geomirrors to set the foundation for students' understanding of reflections, only across the axes.

 
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Reflections 2

8th Grade Math » Unit: CONGRUENCE AND SIMILARITY THROUGH TRANSFORMATIONS
8th Grade Math » Unit: CONGRUENCE AND SIMILARITY THROUGH TRANSFORMATIONS
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Can you reflect objects without the geomirrors? Push kids to apply the idea of equal distance from the line of reflection.

 
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Dilations 2

8th Grade Math » Unit: CONGRUENCE AND SIMILARITY THROUGH TRANSFORMATIONS
8th Grade Math » Unit: CONGRUENCE AND SIMILARITY THROUGH TRANSFORMATIONS
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Biggie or Smalls? Continue setting the foundation for students' understanding of dilations.

 
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8 12 image dilations 2 resized

Lines are taken to lines, and line segments to line segments of the same length.

Angles are taken to angles of the same measure.

Parallel lines are taken to parallel lines

Common Core Math
 
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