HSG-CO.A.4

Develop definitions of rotations, reflections, and translations in terms of angles, circles, perpendicular lines, parallel lines, and line segments.

 
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Introduction to Transformations

Geometry » Unit: Transformations
Geometry » Unit: Transformations
Beth Menzie
Amsterdam, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students are introduced to the notion of rigid and non-rigid motion, including translations, rotations, reflections, and dilations.

 
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Rocking Rotations

Geometry » Unit: Transformers and Transformations
Geometry » Unit: Transformers and Transformations
Stephanie Conklin
Saratoga Springs, NY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will use a hands-on approach to discovering how polygons are rotated in clockwise and counterclockwise rotations.

Standards:
 
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Geometry » Unit: Transformations
Beth Menzie
Amsterdam, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Name that transformation! Students will work at identifying transformations performed upon geometric figures.

 
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Reconsidering Rotations

Geometry » Unit: Congruence and Rigid Motions
Geometry » Unit: Congruence and Rigid Motions
Tom Chandler
Ault, CO
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students learn how rotations work by constructing one--then use their insights to deduce the location of a missing Mars rover.

 
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Taking Apart Translations

Geometry » Unit: Congruence and Rigid Motions
Geometry » Unit: Congruence and Rigid Motions
Tom Chandler
Ault, CO
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Using geometric constructions and measurement to learn the properties of rigid motion via translation.

 
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Re-Examining Reflections

Geometry » Unit: Congruence and Rigid Motions
Geometry » Unit: Congruence and Rigid Motions
Tom Chandler
Ault, CO
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students learn the properties of reflections by constructing one. They use these properties to solve problems involving the Gateway Arch in St. Louis.

 
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Reflections (3)
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Introduction to Transformations and Reflections

Geometry » Unit: Transformers and Transformations
Geometry » Unit: Transformers and Transformations
Stephanie Conklin
Saratoga Springs, NY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Transformers ... dum dum dum!! This lesson features video clips from the Transformer Movie series to engage students and help connect their prior knowledge of this vocabularly.

 
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Fall Interim Assessment

Geometry » Unit: Fall Interim Assessment: Geometry Intro, Constructions and Rigid Motion
Geometry » Unit: Fall Interim Assessment: Geometry Intro, Constructions and Rigid Motion
Marisa Laks
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This is a comprehensive assessment of Units 1, 2 and 3.

 
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Rotational Symmetry

Geometry » Unit: Defining Transformations
Geometry » Unit: Defining Transformations
Anthony Carruthers
Pasadena, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Turnabout Play is Fair...and Fun. In this lesson, students explore rotational symmetry.

 
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Compositions, Not Just a Notebook

Geometry » Unit: Transformers and Transformations
Geometry » Unit: Transformers and Transformations
Stephanie Conklin
Saratoga Springs, NY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will be introduced to compositions of functions by looking at MC Escher’s famous tessellations drawings. This lesson will then specifically explore glide reflections and give students an opportunity to review transformations including reflections

 
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Transformations Unit Assessment

Geometry » Unit: Transformations
Geometry » Unit: Transformations
Beth Menzie
Amsterdam, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Test time! Students take the unit assessment, demonstrating their ability to apply their knowledge of transformations.

 
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Defining Reflections

Geometry » Unit: Defining Transformations
Geometry » Unit: Defining Transformations
Anthony Carruthers
Pasadena, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Mirror, mirror, on the wall...what defines reflections all? In this lesson, we'll formalize the definition of reflection in the coordinate plane.

 
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Transformations Review

Geometry » Unit: Transformations
Geometry » Unit: Transformations
Beth Menzie
Amsterdam, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Time for the unit review and pulling all of the concepts together!

 
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What are Transformations?

Geometry » Unit: Transformational Geometry
Geometry » Unit: Transformational Geometry
Marisa Laks
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will explore the four basic transformations through the context of the book Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

 
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Interim Assessment Review Day 2 of 3: Transformational Geometry (Part 1 of 2)

Geometry » Unit: Fall Interim Assessment: Geometry Intro, Constructions and Rigid Motion
Geometry » Unit: Fall Interim Assessment: Geometry Intro, Constructions and Rigid Motion
Marisa Laks
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This review lesson covers content from the Transformational Geometry unit. Students identify transformations and transform figures on the coordinate plane.

 
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