Semester 2 Topic 5 Level H

Task Name : Battleships Task Level : H (Year 7)
Semester : 2 Topic : Transformations VC Strand : Location and Transformation
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Equipment Needed : Grid template (sheet)
Victorian Curriculum outcome : Describe translations, reflections in an axis, and rotations of multiples of 90° on the Cartesian plane using coordinates. Identify line and rotational symmetries.
Task description : Students are required to use the Cartesian plane. In part one, they rotate each of the six ships through 90, 180 and 270 degrees. In part two, they reflect about the X-axis, the Y-axis and then both axes. They describe the rotations and reflections using Cartesian coordinates.
Assessment options : Grid sheet filled out or digital equivalent
Teacher notes : This task needs level E to be completed first.

Downloads : Battleships Level H Part 1 and Battleships Level H Part 2

Extension: example of transformations using Desmos (interactive equations for demonstration purposes only).