This transformations puzzle is a high interest, interactive activity that will allow you to easily see if your students have mastered transformations on a coordinate plane. Students must use the given pre-image points, perform the stated transformations, and then plot the new image points to create a figure which they can then color and decorate.
This transformations puzzle can be used as an in class, home project or an assessment. It is also a great activity to keep students engaged when you need a substitution activity or a review at the end of the unit.
Also included is a cheat sheet that has all the rules for how the coordinate points of the pre image are changed by all 4 transformations.
Common Core 8.G.A.3 - Describe the effect of dilations, translations, rotations, and reflections on two-dimensional figures using coordinates.
This activity can be purchased as part of a $5.00 bundle that includes 8 different puzzles including translations, reflections, rotations, and dilations at:
Created by Rockin’ Middle School Math