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Glide Reflections

Updated on 07/31/2018

Activity Overview

Explore using a translated figure to create a glide reflection.

Objectives

  • Students will use a pre-made .tns file to study the composition of isometric transformations.
  • Students will reflect a translated figure to create a glide reflection.

 

Vocabulary

  • glide
  • reflection
  • translation
  • isometry

About the Lesson

This “create your own” activity is designed to be student-centered, with the teacher acting as a facilitator while students work cooperatively. The time varies for the activity depending on whether the TI-Nspire document (.tns file) is provided to or created by the students.