Grade 8 Mathematics Module 2, Topic A, Lesson 2

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Student Outcomes

  • Students perform translations of figures along a specific vector.  Students label the image of the figure using appropriate notation.
  • Students learn that a translation maps lines to lines, rays to rays, segments to segments, and angles to angles.  Students learn that translations preserve lengths of segments and degrees of angles. 

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
8.G.1.a Lines are taken to lines, and line segments to line segments of the same length.
8.G.1.b Angles are taken to angles of the same measure.
8.G.1.c Parallel lines are taken to parallel lines.

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