Lesson Plan: Lesson plans were written by Maryland mathematics educators and could be used when teaching the concepts. |
Goal 2 Geometry, Measurement, And Reasoning |
Expectation 2.1 The student will represent and analyze two- and three-dimensional figures using tools and technology when appropriate. |
Indicator 2.1.3 The student will use transformations to move figures, create designs, and/or demonstrate geometric properties. |
Lesson Content | ||||||||
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Line Symmetry and Reflections | ||||||||
Objective | ||||||||
The student will be able to identify similarities and differences between the images and pre-images generated by reflections, apply reflections to determine the coordinates of figures, and apply reflections to real-world situations. | ||||||||
Approximate Time | ||||||||
45-minute lesson | ||||||||
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Additional Resources | ||||||||
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). Navigating Through Geometry in Grades 6-8, 2002, Chapter 3 - Transformations and Symmetry, pp. 43-58. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). Navigating Through Geometry in Grades 9-12, 2001, Chapter 1 - Transforming Our World, pp. 9-26. Dixon, Juli, Movements in the Plane: Conjecturing about Properties of Transformations, NCTM Math On-Line January 2003 | ||||||||
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