Transformations - Reflections Discovery Worksheets
#1 Experimenting with Reflections
This geometric transformations worksheet is aligned to CCSS 8.G.A.1. Students will be able to describe the effects of reflections on similarity and congruence of lines, line segments, and angles; identify changes to size, shape, direction, and location of geometric figures that are a result of a reflection; and extend their experimental results to hypothetical scenarios. (If students do not already know how to write equations of lines, parts of the lesson will require increased support.)
#2 Graphs and Coordinates of Reflections
By completing this geometric transformations discovery worksheet, students will be able to describe using coordinates the effects of reflections on polygons. Students work independently, in pairs, or in small groups to complete four activities that will guide them to the patterns in coordinates for reflections across the x-axis, y-axis, and the line y=x.
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-Teacher's Guide with CCSS, objectives, materials, and procedure
This product is part of the Discovery-Based Worksheet Series. Discovery-Based Worksheets have been specially designed to engage students in learning that moves beyond traditional skills practice. Students will develop a deeper understanding of the big idea and will make connections between concepts. These worksheets make a great introduction to a new topic or summary at the end of a lesson or unit. Try one today!
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