This set of 16 task cards are aligned with common core standard MCC.7.G.1, scale factor. You can use these task cards two different ways. The first way is the traditional task cards, in which you can use as a whole group, station, review or remediation. The other way is geared to the 21st century le
This is an interactive notebook page that I used to introduce similar figures to my 7th grade math class and to review similar figures with my 8th grade math class. It also includes practice problems so that students can practice what they have learned.
Need a fun activity to teach scale factor, scale models, and scale drawings? These task cards will sharpen those skills!
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Task Cards will cover the following:
♥ definitions: scale, scale factor, scale drawings, scale models
♥ finding
"Solve and Snip" include Interactive Practice Problems for skills aligned with TEKS and Common Core.
In the Scale Factor Word Problems Solve and Snip students will read a word problem and then solve the problem by showing work in the show work area. Then once they have solved their problem, they wi
Every year my sixth graders complete a scale drawing activity and they just love it! It is a great way to reinforce scale factor in a fun and creative way. Students don't have to be artists to complete a great product. This activity practices enlarging a picture 2x.
I have included the following:

This powepoint contains a fun lesson using Oreos to teach the two types of dilations (enlargement and reduction) and a fun way to remember how to find scale factor.
Also included are four different practice problems involving similar figures and three different similar figures situations on the coo
Partners will alternate turns writing similarity statements for various figures and determining scale factors. They will also use a given scale factor to find missing side lengths.
Students will practice similar figures and scale factor with this fun activity. They may be inspired by Santa's elves and workshop after viewing the Christmas movie ELF.
A rubric is provided for this Christmas math activity so students will know what is expected in their project.
Makes a great e
Included in this product are 12 Solve & Search cards, a student recording sheet, and an answer key. Simply print, laminate, cut apart, and the activity is ready to go!
Students move around the room solving problems involving scale factor and then searching for the card that has the matching ans
This activity contains teacher directions for a student assignment using scale factor.
Students are given coordinate pairs to plot, which will form a snowman. Students must calculate the new image using a scale factor of 2, and complete the table listing the new points. Then, plot the new image.
This journal entry involves a fun activity using Oreos to illustrate the two types of dilations:
Enlargement
Reduction
Scale factor characteristics for each dilation is also listed as part of the journal entry.
Pictures with example journal entries already made are included.
This includes the jour
This product focuses on expanding student understanding of the 7th Grade Common Core Geometry Standards targeted towards scale factors, similar figures, and proportional reasoning.
Students will practice applying their understanding of scale factors and similar figures by using Google Maps to find
This journal entry/powerpoint combination involves a fun activity using Oreos to illustrate the two types of dilations:
Enlargement
Reduction
Scale factor characteristics for each dilation is also listed as part of the journal entry.
Pictures with example journal entries already made are included.
This activity is designed to reinforce the relationships between similar figures
This activity has students find the scale factor, perimeter factor, or area factor of similar figures when given one of the factors.
This is a circular game. Students can start with any card. They read the “who has”
**Now includes a key**
This worksheet reviews similar shapes and scale factor with shapes on a grid. You will need something to color with!
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TEKS 8.10a Describe the resulting effects on perimeter and area when the dimensions of a shape are changed proportionally.
Your task is to:
• The rectangle drawn on the graph is the preimage, record the coordinates of the vertices.
• Calculate the perimeter and area of this rectangle, called the pr
ACTIVITY : FIND THE SCALE FACTOR OF SHAPES THAT HAVE BEEN DILATED. SHAPES ARE ENLARGED OR SHRUNK BASED ON THE ORDER YOU PLACE THE CARDS ON THE DILATION CHART. WHEN YOU FLIP FLOP THE SHAPES THE SCALE FACTORS BECOME RECIPROCALS OF ONE ANOTHER. HERE YOU CAN FIND A SCALE FACTOR LESS THAN 1 OR GREATER
This file contains teacher directions, worksheets, a quadrant one coordinate grid, and answer keys and photos for two student assignments using scale factor.
Students are given coordinate pairs to plot, which will form a pair of mittens and a winter hat. Students must calculate the new image using
This task will help students transition from equivalent fractions and ratios to solving proportions using the idea of a "scale factor" and simplifying. Students will also recognize when various strategies might be better to use than others.
In this task, students create and solve proportions that
In this activity, students use a map of the U.S. to travel from Washington D.C. to Sacramento, Californiamaking 6 capital city stops in between. Students then discover, using a map scale, how far they traveled to each capital city and how far they traveled total.
2 versions of this activity are in
In this activity, students combine their favorite art, cartoon, or clipart with math skills to create a scale drawing. Students use their knowledge of ratios and proportions to enlarge a picture and apply ratios to every day math. Also included is a rubric to grade the final product.
Students will learn the meaning of scale factoring by comparing graphs. In order to graph, students will be creating scale factors that are twice as big as the original and twice as tall as the original. I have found this to be a great activity that my students loved! They asked for other activit
This PowerPoint activity consists of five categories: Scale Factor, Scale Factor Continued, Reflections, Translations, and Trivia. The Scale Factor category involves calculating perimeter, area, and volume after a change by a given scale factor. The Scale Factor Continued category consists of
Use these guided notes with wholeclass instruction to teach students how to find scale factors or have students complete the study guide on their own by following the online lesson.
This scaffolded note sheet introduces the idea of similar shapes and shows how to use ratios to find scale factors.