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Use a translation to create a three-dimensional drawing. Scholars first use patty paper to draw translations and then learn how to apply vectors to locate a translation. They use their understanding of the vector translation to draw three-dimensional figures.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have learners record a summary of the activity and a list of properties of translations
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires patty paper and colored pencils
  • Builds on the previous lesson of the series that introduces all transformations
Pros
  • Includes a teaching guide complete with a lesson map
  • Reinforces geometric vocabulary and notation throughout the lesson
Cons
  • None