Understanding Transformations
Common Core State Standards
Math 
Math 
HSG 
High School: Geometry 
CO 
Congruence 
A 
Experiment with transformations in the plane 
4 
Develop definitions of rotations, reflections, and translations in terms of angles, circles, perpendicular lines, parallel lines, and line segments. 
Download Common Core State Standards (PDF 1.2 MB) 
Common Core State Standards
Math 
Math 
HSG 
High School: Geometry 
CO 
Congruence 
A 
Experiment with transformations in the plane 
5 
Given a geometric figure and a rotation, reflection, or translation, draw the transformed figure using, e.g., graph paper, tracing paper, or geometry software. Specify a sequence of transformations that will carry a given figure onto another. 
Download Common Core State Standards (PDF 1.2 MB) 

Lesson Idea  Common CoreCommon Issues with TransformationsGrade 912 / Math / GeometryMath.HSG.CO.A.4 / Math.HSG.CO.A.5
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Lesson Idea  Common CoreDeepening Understanding of TransformationsGrade 912 / Math / GeometryMath.HSG.CO.A.4 / Math.HSG.CO.A.5
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Lesson Idea  Common CoreCollaborative Work with TransformationsGrades 912 / Math / GeometryMath.HSG.CO.A.4 / Math.HSG.CO.A.5
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Lesson Idea  Common CoreLearning from Mistakes: Linear EquationsGrade 812 / Math / EquationsMath.A.REI.1 / Math.Practice.MP2 / Math.Practice.MP3
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Lesson Idea  Common CoreCollaborative Work with Proportional RelationshipsGrade 7 / Math / CollaborationMath.7.RP.A.2 / Math.Practice.MP1
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Lesson Idea  Common CoreUnderstanding Proportional RelationshipsGrade 7 / Math / AssessmentMath.7.RP.A.2 / Math.Practice.MP1
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Lesson Idea  Common CoreCommon Issues with Proportional RelationshipsGrade 7 / Math / CollaborationMath.7.RP.A.2 / Math.Practice.MP1
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Lesson Idea  Common CoreDeepening Understanding: Proportional RelationshipsGrade 7 / Math / AssessmentMath.7.RP.A.2 / Math.Practice.MP1
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Lesson Idea  Common CoreReviewing Linear Equations in Two VariablesGrades 812 / Math / AssessmentMath.A.REI.1 / Math.A.CED.2 / Math.Practice.MP2
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Lesson Idea  Common CoreCommon Issues with Linear EquationsGrades 812 / Math / ReasoningMath.A.REI.1 / Math.A.CED.2 / Math.Practice.MP2
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Lesson Idea  Common CoreDeepening Understanding: Linear EquationsGrades 812 / Math / AssessmentMath.A.REI.1 / Math.A.CED.2 / Math.Practice.MP2
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 Lesson Objective
 Review and assess understanding of transformations
 Length
 9 min
 Questions to Consider
 How do the students help each other with their misconceptions?
 Why does Ms. Mekita review the student work with her colleagues?
 What common misconceptions do the teachers notice in the work? How will they address them?
 Common Core Standards
 Math.HSG.CO.A.4, Math.HSG.CO.A.5
Teacher & School Info

Meghan Mekita
 School Details
 Cohen College Prep New Orleans, LA
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Lesson Idea (Common Core) Understanding Transformations
Grade 912 / Math / Geometry