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- Identify the order of rotational symmetry of a shape
- Compare and contrast rotational symmetry with line symmetry
- Rotate a shape about a point on a shape
- Rotate a shape about a point not on a shape
- Translate points and shapes by a given vector
- Compare rotation and reflection of shapes

For higher-attaining pupils:

- Find the result of a series of transformations

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Here are some related resources in alphabetical order. Some may only be appropriate for high-attaining learners while others will be useful for those in need of support. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.

- Rotation Visual Aid A Geogebra manipulative that shows the effect of rotating an object with a moveable centre of rotation.
- Transformations Video A demonstration of the four basic transformations: reflection, translation, rotation and enlargement.
- Mixed Transformations A worksheet containing mixed transformations questions and a grid for drawing the solutions on.
- Snowflake Generator See how the hexagon can be transformed into a snowflake with some basic translations.
- Which Transformation? Identify which simple transformations these diagrams represent.
- Alpha Twist Develop your skills and understanding of rotation in this fast-paced challenge.
- Tridots Find all the triangles that can be drawn by joining dots on a 3 by 3 grid of dots.
- Transformations Draw transformations online and have them instantly checked. Includes reflections, translations, rotations and enlargements.
- Rotational Symmetry Pairs The traditional pairs or pelmanism game adapted to test knowledge of rotational symmetry.
- Symmetry Table Challenge In how many cells can you draw symmetrical shapes with the given row and column headings?

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Here are some suggestions for whole-class, projectable resources which can be used at the beginnings of each lesson in this block.

On squared paper copy the drawing of the face then reflect it in three different lines.

Draw a pattern with rotational symmetry of order 6 but no line symmetry.

Find the order of rotational symmetry of the repeating pattern.

Work out the phone number from the clues given.

Find calculations which written back to front give the same answer.

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