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Mathematical Exploration
Mathematical Explorations: A Treasure Hunt: Reflecting, Translating, and Rotating Points on a Coordinate Map

Carryn Bellomo 

December 2007, Volume 13, Issue 5, Page 316

Abstract:

An activity about maps focused on teaching translations, rotations, and reflections.

Mathematical Explorations are hands-on, open-ended activities that encourage problem solving, reasoning, communication, and mathematical connections. Mathematical Explorations is a regular feature of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School and highlights activities that develop conceptual understanding of mathematics topics. Activity sheets are included.

Keywords:
Article
Grades 6-8
Math Coordinator / Coach
Teacher
Lesson Plans
Modeling
Transformations