"recognise a line of symmetry for a two-dimensional figure as a line across the figure such that the figure can be folded along the line into matching parts. Identify line-symmetric figures and draw lines of symmetry."
These lesson plans can help students practise this Common Core State Standards skill.
Symmetry is everywhere, but it's often hard to notice. This lesson explores a few ways to identify it. By folding and making mirror images for different shapes, students will discover a new world of symmetrical figures.
Recognise Indigenous People’s Day with Navajo Rug Design
Explore the beauty of Navajo rug weaving with this lesson that integrates indigenous culture, maths and art. Students will learn and practise symmetry and create a design in the tradition of the Navajo rug pattern called “Two Grey Hills”.