HSG-CO.A.5

Given a geometric figure and a rotation, reflection, or translation, draw the transformed figure using, e.g., graph paper, tracing paper, or geometry software. Specify a sequence of transformations that will carry a given figure onto another.

 
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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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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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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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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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transformers man
   

Composition of Transformations

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

Students are challenged to create their own series of successive transformations. In this process, they teach themselves about composition and enhance their understanding of transformations.

 
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Tessellations using Transformations

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

Students will explore tessellations and create their own design.

 
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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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Composition of Transformations

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

Students will perform a variety of transformations on a single object and describe how the object was transformed.

 
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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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Translations

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

Students will follow Alice down the rabbit hole to explore mathematical translations.

 
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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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Project and Assessment for Transformation Unit

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

Students will be assessed in multiple ways on the transformations unit using a choice of 2 projects and a formal exam.

 
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Rigid Motion and Congruence Unit Quiz

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

Students complete the summative assessment for the unit. Game Day!

 
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