Free resources for teaching and assessment of key mathematical processes for 11-16 year olds

Symmetry

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Description: Pupils make different symmetrical shapes, using one or more of three given shapes.

Suitability: Pupils working in pairs or small groups

Time: Up to 2 hours

Equipment: Squared paper, templates of the shapes, mirror, tracing paper, scissors, glue, computer software

Key mathematical language: Lines of symmetry, rotational symmetry