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Transformations and Tessellations

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Author:Lynda Kozicz Leahey
Description: A unit introducing the concepts of transformations and tessellations. Students will explore the attributes of transformations: reflections, translations, rotations and dilations by using pattern blocks, algebraic notation and computer design. They will utilize these concepts to construct a tessellation. With alignments to New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards, materials, methods, student feedback and assessment, additional comments and suggestions, and an extension to semi regular tessellations. The winning high school lesson plan in the Atlantic County 1999 Lesson Plan Contest.

Levels: High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Symmetry/Tessellations

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