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Flip, Slide and Turn PowerPoint

PDF, PowerPoint | 25 pages|Grades: 1 - 3

An animated teaching presentation that explores flips, slides and turns.

Are you looking for an engaging way to introduce this topic to your students? Are you finding it difficult to show these movements from different perspectives? The animations in this presentation make it easy for students to see shapes and objects moving to new positions.

What is Transformation in Geometry?

Transformation refers to a shape moving to a new position. It includes reflection (flip), translation (slide), rotation (turn) and resizing.

This presentation focuses on flips, slides and turns. Generally, the given examples of transformations are one-step and provide the perfect introduction to this topic.

Other Features of This PowerPoint

  • A mixture of perspectives are used – both birds-eye view and side view.
  • Clockwise and anticlockwise turns are explored.
  • Students are actively involved, as there are opportunities for them to stand up and flip, slide or turn their bodies!

Make sure you view the presentation in ‘Slide Show’ mode to view the animations demonstrating all the transformations.

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