Geometry and measures teaching resources: Transformations

Resources and ideas for mathematics, geometry and measures, transformations, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

Pentomino puzzles activity

Pentomino puzzles activity

Investigation and problem solving activity in which students identify all the different pentominoes, then fit them into shapes (50 different shapes, inc. 4 rectangles, 4 squares, 17 animals, 13 pictures (inc. car, train, plane, rocket, boat), 12 other shapes (inc. cross, yin and yang, heart)).

By kmbheck

Pattern Blocks Chapter 5 - Transformations

Pattern Blocks Chapter 5 - Transformations

Years of research on how children learn has shown that the use of manipulatives such as pattern blocks is a powerful tool for developing conceptual understanding of mathematics.Students enjoy working with pattern blocks when they have been allowed time for free explorations. What seems like play to adults is an important part of building confidence and motivation in children.Using Root 7’s Pattern Block resources enables students to be:• Actively involved in doing math, which motivates them and builds confidence. • Provided with excellent opportunities to work together, discuss mathematical ideas, and verbalize their thinking.• Given concrete representations of mathematical ideas, thus providing a visual model to refer to.• Provided with Extra Practice questions to extend and reinforce their knowledge and understanding.How to use• Assign one or more Activity questions to each student and allow them to work individually, in pairs or in groups• Observe the students as they work and ask questions, or ask them to explain their work, to ensure they understand the mathematics• Ensure they record their work as this helps them clarify their thinking and reinforce their understanding.• The More Practice questions are important as they are designed to make the connection from “Hands-on” to “paper and pencil” ie from the concrete to the more abstract symbolic representation.The activities in Chapter 5: Transformations helps students increase their knowledge and understanding of various concepts of Transformations, including Symmetry, Translation, Reflection, Rotation, and Combinations of Transformations.Each unit includes Teacher Notes and Answers.

By jimmennie

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Shape and Space TOOL Bundle

Shape and Space TOOL Bundle

SPECIAL PRICE ONLY TODAY!! This contains 4 resources, the resources are mainly some of best animated graphics you would have seen for these topics. The animations allow you to take control and ensure students understand. Example the Pythagoras tool has a 3D Pythagoras animation which shows where the right angle triangle is located using colour. These at the moment are at a special discounted price, they will not remain at this price for very long. 1. Pythagoras Great Animation TOOL to assist you teaching Pythagoras. 2. Plans and Elevation Animation TOOL to assist you teaching Plans and Elevation. 3. Surface Area Animation Tool to assist you teaching Surface Area. 4. Reading the Clock Digital and Analogue TOOL.

By Shamster

Transformations - GCSE Maths Revision

Transformations - GCSE Maths Revision

This resource covers both performing and describing transformations. It is designed as a revision resource for foundation AQA students prior to their GCSE examination. It is in publisher and can be printed as a booklet onto A3 paper (folded) in order to turn it into an A4 booklet.There is four pages. Page 1 - teacher demonstrates the four transformations (see image). Page 2 - six practice questions that ask students to perform a variety of transformations / combined transformations. Page 3 - teacher demonstrates how to describe all four transformation. Page 4 - eight questions that ask students to describe single transformations.Pages 1 and 3 are included in the powerpoint presentation should the teacher wish to demonstrate on the board. Personally, I think it is best to use a visualiser.It covers transformations, reflections (including y=x), rotations and enlargements (positive and fractional). It therefore covers topics tested on AQA Foundation grade 1 to grade 5.

By pncullen1984

KS2:  Coordinates, Translations and Reflections Resource Pack

KS2: Coordinates, Translations and Reflections Resource Pack

This is a complete resource pack for teaching coordinate and transformation objectives in KS2. Included is an 81 page flip-chart (I have uploaded in ActivInspire, PowerPoint and PDF format) to help deliver the lessons, a 49 page booklet of differentiated activities including games, worksheets and assessments. I have also included a 7 page planning tool so that you can copy and paste plans into your own planning format and adjust as you wish for each activity. Furthermore, I have included Word versions so you can adapt all activities to your own pupil's needs if required. This pack will save you hours and hours and hours of planning and generating worksheets, games, activities, flip-charts and assessments.Objectives covered:- Describe positions on a 2-D grid as coordinates in the first quadrant- Describe positions on the full coordinate grid (all four quadrants)- Plot specified points and draw sides to complete a given polygon- Describe movements between positions as translations of a given unit to the left/right and up/down- Identify, describe and represent the position of a shape following a reflection or translation, using the appropriate language, and know that the shape has not changed- Draw and translate simple shapes on the coordinate plane, and reflect them in the axesVisit my shop... Visit My Shop!More like this... KS2 Singapore Method Problem Solving Roman Numerals Equivalent Fractions

By mrajlong

C1 Revision Notes

C1 Revision Notes

This is for Core 1, AS Maths. Originally created for the Edexcel exam board but applicable to other exam boards too.The following topics are covered:-Coordinate Geometry (shown on image)-Curve Sketching and Graph Transformations-Differentiation and Integration-Indices-Inequalities-Quadratics-Sequences-Surds

By mrehmani123

Geometry/Shape Bundle 20% off

Geometry/Shape Bundle 20% off

Angles in a Triangle, Area of rectangles, triangles, trigonometry inc sine,/cosine/area/segments. Volume of cones/spheres ect, similar shapes/area/volume. All fully differentiated and suitable for new curriculum with plenty of problem solving, reasoning ect. Soltions for all tasks included.

By IanBrennan

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Plans Elevation GCSE Revision or Lesson

Plans Elevation GCSE Revision or Lesson

Plan and Elevation Tools. Two great animations included. Have you lost those multi cubes or you just don't have them. Look no further these 2 animations will replace the need for those cubes. 2 Animated tools giving you control. TOOL 1 is used to demonstrate the Plan, Front and Side view of a 3D Shape, there are ready made various 3D shapes to choose from, very easy to control. TOOL 2 is used to question, animated so you can use both tools to move the 3D Shapes to show students how each view looks, each view is different colour. You can take colour off to make it more difficult. This tool even allows you to complete Front View, Side View and Plan View and then see how the 3D shape looks. 3 Slides of worksheets to assess the students fully comes with answers.

By Shamster

300 generic activities.  Create lessons in seconds!

300 generic activities. Create lessons in seconds!

Create lessons in seconds with this HUGE PowerPoint of animated lesson activities. There are HUNDREDS of templates that you can over-type in seconds to create engaging lesson material. Highly praised by John Simpkin of Spartacus Educational and Mark Warner of Teaching Ideas. I am very confident you will like this. If you do, please click on my profile to see my other popular resources. Thanks(This file also has a bank of PowerPoint timers - it's the most useful planning tool ever!) The size of the file should show you how much stuff there is! Without sounding overly confident - it's the best resource out there!Many thanksCopyright T.TaylorNOTE: Following its success in the summer sale, I have decided to keep the sale price - so grab a bargain! Used to be £5. Many thanks.

By whizzbangbang

Math Starters - Geometry

Math Starters - Geometry

These bright, colourful, thought provoking questions are designed to encourage and motivate learners in to become more involved in learning and enjoying mathematics. The more than 30 high quality questions, with on-screen hints and answers, focus on 2-dimensional, 3-dimensional, and transformation geometry.The resource can be used to start a lesson; to introduce or reinforce a concept; to develop and improve problem solving skills; support different ability levels and learning styles. The resource can also be used in a resource centre, or as a fun way to learn in a home environment.

By jimmennie

Position, Direction and Movement Lesson Pack

Position, Direction and Movement Lesson Pack

Four bright , colourful presentations that deal with Position and Movement:a) Early Position ( Revision or Introduction)b) Compass and Rotationc) Position and Directiond) Following DirectionsIncludes active tasks that promote understanding , partner games and revision of positional words.

By Alice K

Plot specified points and draw sides to complete a given polygon

Plot specified points and draw sides to complete a given polygon

The PowerPoint has the following features:- Differentiated starter activity (plus extension)- Extremely logical and simplistic explanations with animated examples and pictures to aid learning- Shows how to draw a variety of regular and irregular polygons using co-ordinates on a grid- Clear and precise instructions as to how we plot co-ordinates and then how to join them together using a ruler- Careful step by step guidance that can be moved forwards and backwards through easily- Many opportunities for AfL embedded within the lesson- Helpful animations rather than obtrusive and/or pointless 'gimmicky' animations.- Learning Objective and differentiated success criteria which is clearly visible for all children- Animated count-down timer so children know how long they have left of the lesson (this is also good for teachers as it reminds you when to do mini-plenaries/feedback/etc).- Plenary activity to stretch learners knowledge by applying their skills to a more complex problemThe Word Document has the following features: - Differentiated activities on one sheet from SEN, LA, MA, HA and Mastery Challenge - Coloured activity boxes to help you quickly assign tasks to children - Learning objective and short date (which automatically updates to the day you open the document) - Differentiated success criteria that link with the PowerPoint

By PrimaryPros

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Translation - Geometry - Position of shape -  KS2 - Whole lesson

Translation - Geometry - Position of shape - KS2 - Whole lesson

LO : I can identify, describe and represent the position of a shape following a translation. This resource is suitable for 1 whole lesson. It includes: 1x SMART Notebook ---- 1x Worksheeet ---- 1x Answer sheet for marking For WORKSHEET ONLY, click here**This resource was made taking account of the National Curriculum Framework 2014 ** This resource will help you to teach the following Learning Objective:The SMART Notebook is for teacher input - The Notebook includes a quick starter , warm-up (multiplication wheel) and several questions based on the LO. (Please make sure you have the SMART Notebook software to use this).For any questions: simply email unalolgan@hotmail.com I will try to help if you have any queries.

By trabzonunal

Translating Shapes

Translating Shapes

Students learn how to translate shapes using left, right, up and down. As learning progresses they describe translations using the correct vocabulary.Differentiated Learning ObjectivesAll students should be able to translate an object when given a horizontal or vertical description.Most students should be able to translate an object when given a horizontal and vertical description.Some students should be able to describe and perform a translation.Check out my blog at mr-mathematics.com for:* Fully planned and differentiated maths lessons for KS3 and GCSE grades 1 - 9.* Schemes of work based on pedagogy and teacher support.

By Mr_Mathematics

GCSE Transformations - Reflections on a Grid

GCSE Transformations - Reflections on a Grid

Students learn how to perform reflections on a grid using straight line graphs as the mirror line. As learning progresses they are challenged to describe reflections by stating the equation of the mirror line.Differentiated Learning ObjectivesAll students should be able to reflect an object on a Cartesian grid using a vertical or horizontal linear function as the mirror line.Most students should be able to reflect an object on a Cartesian grid using a mirror line in the form y=mx+c.Some students should be able to perform and describe a reflection on a Cartesian grid.

By Mr_Mathematics

Congruence and Understanding Congruent Shapes

Congruence and Understanding Congruent Shapes

Students learn how to recognise and prove congruency using various angle properties and geometrical facts. As learning progresses they consider the difference between similarity and congruence.Differentiated Learning ObjectivesAll students should be able to understand that congruent shapes have equal angles and lengths.Most students should be able to recognise SSS, SAS, ASA properties to prove congruency.Some students should be able to show congruency through reasoned algebraic proof.Check out my blog at mr-mathematics.com for:* Fully planned and differentiated maths lessons for KS3 and GCSE grades 1 - 9.* Schemes of work based on pedagogy and teacher support.

By Mr_Mathematics

GCSE Transformations - Translations using Vector Notation

GCSE Transformations - Translations using Vector Notation

Students learn how to translate an object on a grid using vector notation. As learning progresses they describe translations in addition to performing them.Differentiated Learning ObjectivesAll students should be able to translate an object in the first quadrant using a translation vector.Most students should be able to translate an object on Cartesian axes using a translation vector.Some students should be able to perform and describe a translation on Cartesian axes using a translation vector.Check out my blog at mr-mathematics.com for:* Fully planned and differentiated maths lessons for KS3 and GCSE grades 1 - 9.* Schemes of work based on pedagogy and teacher support.

By Mr_Mathematics

GCSE Transformations - Rotations on a Grid

GCSE Transformations - Rotations on a Grid

Students learn how to perform rotations on a grid using a centre, direction and amount of turn. As learning progresses students describe rotations by finding the centreDifferentiated Learning ObjectivesAll students should be able to rotate an object 180 degrees about a centre on a Cartesian grid.Most students should be able to rotate an object about a centre in any direction on a Cartesian grid.Some students should be able to perform and describe rotations using a centre on a Cartesian grid.Check out my blog at mr-mathematics.com for:* Fully planned and differentiated maths lessons for KS3 and GCSE grades 1 - 9.* Schemes of work based on pedagogy and teacher support.

By Mr_Mathematics

GCSE Transformations - Enlargements to a centre and scale factor

GCSE Transformations - Enlargements to a centre and scale factor

Students learn how to perform and describe enlargements on a grid using a centre and scale factor. As learning progresses they are challenged to consider more complex transformations such as fractional scale factor enlargements.Differentiated Learning ObjectivesAll students should be able to enlarge an object to a positive integer scale factor and centre on Cartesian axes.Most students should be able to enlarge an object to a positive scale factor and centre on Cartesian axes.Some students should be able to describe and perform an enlargement using a positive scale factor on Cartesian axesCheck out my blog at mr-mathematics.com for:* Fully planned and differentiated maths lessons for KS3 and GCSE grades 1 - 9.* Schemes of work based on pedagogy and teacher support.

By Mr_Mathematics

Rotational Symmetry

Rotational Symmetry

Students learn how to use tracing paper and visual method to identify the order of rotational symmetry for 2D shapes. As learning progresses they are challenged to create shapes with a given order of rotational symmetry.Differentiated Learning Objectives All students should be able to identify the order of symmetry for a two dimensional shape.Most students should be able to create shapes with a given symmetry.Some students should be able to investigate different symmetries for a fixed area.Check out my blog at mr-mathematics.com for:* Fully planned and differentiated maths lessons for KS3 and GCSE grades 1 - 9.* Schemes of work based on pedagogy and teacher support.

By Mr_Mathematics

GCSE Transformations - Negative Scale Factor Enlargements

GCSE Transformations - Negative Scale Factor Enlargements

Students learn how to perform enlargements for negative scale factors. As learning progresses they are challenged to find the centre of enlargement and negative scale factor.Differentiated Learning ObjectivesAll students should be able to enlarge an object by a negative integer scale factor and centre.Most students should be able to enlarge an object by a negative scale factor and centre.Some students should be able to perform and describe enlargements using a negative scale factor.Check out my blog at mr-mathematics.com for:* Fully planned and differentiated maths lessons for KS3 and GCSE grades 1 - 9.* Schemes of work based on pedagogy and teacher support.

By Mr_Mathematics

GCSE Transformations - Describing Transformations

GCSE Transformations - Describing Transformations

Students learn how to fully describe single transformations at GCSE. Throughout the lesson students encounter translations, reflections, rotations and enlargements.Differentiated Learning ObjectivesAll students should be able to fully describe a single transformation using a rotation or translation.Most students should be able to fully describe a single transformation as a reflection, rotation or translation.Some students should be able to fully describe a single transformation as an enlargement, reflection, rotation or translationCheck out my blog at mr-mathematics.com for:* Fully planned and differentiated maths lessons for KS3 and GCSE grades 1 - 9.* Schemes of work based on pedagogy and teacher support.

By Mr_Mathematics

Basic Rotations and Rotating Shapes

Basic Rotations and Rotating Shapes

Students learn how to rotate shapes using a centre and direction of turn. As learning progresses the position of the centre is no longer attached to the object.Differentiated Learning ObjectivesAll students should be able to rotate an object 180ᵒ about a centre with touches the shape.Most students should be able to rotate an object about a centre which does not touch the shape.Some students should be able to describe a rotation using the amount of turn and position of the centre.Check out my blog at mr-mathematics.com for:* Fully planned and differentiated maths lessons for KS3 and GCSE grades 1 - 9.* Schemes of work based on pedagogy and teacher support.

By Mr_Mathematics

Reflective Symmetry and Lines of Reflection

Reflective Symmetry and Lines of Reflection

Students learn how to perform and describe reflections of 2D shapes using a mirror line. As learning progresses they are challenged to draw diagonal reflections of more complex shapes.Differentiated Learning ObjectivesAll students should be able to perform a vertical and horizontal reflection.Most students should be able to perform a vertical, horizontal and diagonal reflection.Some students should be able to perform and describe a series of reflections.Check out my blog at mr-mathematics.com for:* Fully planned and differentiated maths lessons for KS3 and GCSE grades 1 - 9.* Schemes of work based on pedagogy and teacher support.

By Mr_Mathematics

KS4 Maths Mental Starters:  Transformations

KS4 Maths Mental Starters: Transformations

Here we have 4 bright and colourful Powerpoint Mental Starters from our popular series. Each starter has 20 questions, where the answer follows each question.The titles for these Mental Starters are:ReflectionsTranslation VectorsTranslationsEnlargements

By Magictrickster

KS2 Maths Bundle

KS2 Maths Bundle

Try these nine Power Points to engage year 6 pupils after SATS. Maths with magic. History / maths quizzes. Pokemon and Firework Investigations. Plenty of choice and variety. Bargain price for May.

By sabyrne