Translating Shapes using Vectors

Translating Shapes using Vectors
Translating Shapes using Vectors
Translating Shapes using Vectors

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Translating Shapes using Vectors

Students learn about translating shapes using vectors. As learning progresses they move from performing translations on a grid to describing translations using vector notation.

The start of the lesson is used to recap describing a rotation or reflection that will map an object onto an image. The plenary is based around a jigsaw puzzle where students give their answers in the form of translation vectors.

Differentiated Learning Objectives
  • All students should be able to translate an object on a grid using vector notation.
  • Most students should be able to perform and describe translations on a grid using vector notation.
  • Some students should be able to perform and describe a translation on Cartesian axes using a translation vector.
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