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Reflection in a line

The prompt asks students to think about the effect of a reflection in a line on a Cartesian plane. Students can use simple counting or algebra to find a general solution. The resource includes classroom examples, teacher notes and guided questions.

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Year level(s) Year 8
Audience Teacher
Purpose Assessment task, Extension, Student task, Teaching resource
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Collaborative learning, Differentiated teaching, Explicit teaching, Feedback, Mathematics investigation
Keywords reflection, coordinates, graph, point, equation of a line

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy, The Arts
Strand and focus Space, Algebra, Apply understanding, Build understanding
Topics Angles and geometric reasoning

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