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# Symmetry and Transformations

Description

This worksheet is designed to be used as a pretest, to check your student’s understanding about the principals and terminology behind transformations and symmetry.
This worksheet is a part of a larger unit designed to teach your students to describe translations, as well as how to use those translations to make patterns, images, and tessellations.

Curriculum Codes

AC9M4SP03 9

Recognise line and rotational symmetry of shapes and create symmetrical patterns and pictures, using dynamic geometric software where appropriate

ACMMG091 8.4

Create symmetrical patterns, pictures and shapes with and without digital technologies

VCMMG144

Identify symmetry in the environment

VCMMG173

Create symmetrical patterns, pictures and shapes with and without digital technologies

MA2-1WM old

Uses appropriate terminology to describe, and symbols to represent, mathematical ideas

MA2-3WM old

Checks the accuracy of a statement and explains the reasoning used

MA2-15MG old

Manipulates, identifies and sketches two- dimensional shapes, including special quadrilaterals, and describes their features

MA2-2WM old

Selects and uses appropriate mental or written strategies, or technology, to solve problems

MA2-GM-01 new

Uses grid maps and directional language to locate positions and follow routes

MA2-GM-02 new

Measures and estimates lengths in metres, centimetres and millimetres

MA2-GM-03 new

Identifies angles and classifies them by comparing to a right angle