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# Maths Unit: Symmetry

Description

This unit was designed to enable students to describe translations, reflections and rotations, as well as identify the line and rotational symmetries of 2D shapes.

Lesson Structure
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Curriculum Codes

AC9M5SP03 9

Describe and perform translations, reflections and rotations of shapes, using dynamic geometric software where appropriate; recognise what changes and what remains the same, and identify any symmetries

ACMMG114 8.4

Describe translations, reflections and rotations of two-dimensional shapes. Identify line and rotational symmetries

VCMMG200

Describe translations, reflections and rotations of two-dimensional shapes. Identify line and rotational symmetries

VCMMG201

Apply the enlargement transformation to familiar two dimensional shapes and explore the properties of the resulting image compared with the original

MA3-1WM old

Describes and represents mathematical situations in a variety of ways using mathematical terminology and some conventions

MA3-2WM old

Selects and applies appropriate problem- solving strategies, including the use of digital technologies, in undertaking investigations

MA3-3WM old

Gives a valid reason for supporting one possible solution over another

MA3-15MG old

Manipulates, classifies and draws two-dimensional shapes, including equilateral, isosceles and scalene triangles, and describes their properties

MA3-3DS-01 new

Visualises, sketches and constructs three-dimensional objects, including prisms and pyramids, making connections to two-dimensional representations