To investigate a problem using symmetry (Part 1)

In this lesson, you will recap on the knowledge you have developed on symmetry. You will investigate different types of shapes and patterns and use our new knowledge to solve problems based on their lines of symmetry. You will be drawing, investigating and justifying your ideas.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which letter DOES have a line of symmetry?

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Q2.Which letter DOES NOT have a line of symmetry?

2/5

Q3.Which shape does NOT have a line of symmetry?

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Q4.How many lines of symmetry does an equilateral triangle have?

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Q5.How many lines of symmetry does the number 8 have?

5/5

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which letter DOES have a line of symmetry?

1/5

Q2.Which letter DOES NOT have a line of symmetry?

2/5

Q3.Which shape does NOT have a line of symmetry?

3/5

Q4.How many lines of symmetry does an equilateral triangle have?

4/5

Q5.How many lines of symmetry does the number 8 have?

5/5

Video

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

To investigate a problem using symmetry

What do you remember?

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.A line of symmetry can also be called....

1/5

Q2.A regular pentagon has how many lines of symmetry?

2/5

Q3.How many lines of symmetry does this isosceles trapezium have?

3/5

Q4.Which of these numbers has 2 lines of symmetry?

4/5

Q5.Quadrilaterals have 4 lines of symmetry.

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

To investigate a problem using symmetry

What do you remember?

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.A line of symmetry can also be called....

1/5

Q2.A regular pentagon has how many lines of symmetry?

2/5

Q3.How many lines of symmetry does this isosceles trapezium have?

3/5

Q4.Which of these numbers has 2 lines of symmetry?

4/5

Q5.Quadrilaterals have 4 lines of symmetry.

5/5

Lesson summary: To investigate a problem using symmetry (Part 1)

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