Geometric Transformations Lesson Plan

Instructor: Tammy Galloway

Tammy teaches business courses at the post-secondary and secondary level and has a master's of business administration in finance.

Students will learn about geometric transformations using real life examples in this lesson. They will watch a video, participate in discussion questions, complete an activity and take a quiz.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lesson, students should be able to:

  • Identify two types of transformation categories
  • Describe four types of transformations
  • Discuss and draw real life examples of transformations

Length

60 minutes

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.Math.Content.8.G.A.1

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

  • CCSS.Math.Content.8.G.A.2

Understand that a two-dimensional figure is congruent to another if the second can be obtained from the first by a sequence of rotations, reflections, and translations; given two congruent figures, describe a sequence that exhibits the congruence between them.

  • CCSS.Math.Content.8.G.A.3

Describe the effect of dilations, translations, rotations, and reflections on two-dimensional figures using coordinates.

  • CCSS.Math.Content.8.G.A.4

Understand that a two-dimensional figure is similar to another if the second can be obtained from the first by a sequence of rotations, reflections, translations, and dilations; given two similar two-dimensional figures, describe a sequence that exhibits the similarity between them.

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