Dilations & Scale Factors Similar Figures Guided Notes 8th Grade Transformations


Introduce dilation, scale factors, and similar figures with this Diltaions & Scale Factors Guided Notes & Doodles resource. It contains 10 pages total, including guided notes, a practice coloring worksheet, and a real-life math application for graphing figures on coordinate planes after dilations, calculating scale factors of similar figures, writing coordinate points for preimages and images for figures undergoing dilations. It works well as graphic organizers, scaffolded notes, and interactive notebooks. And it's artsy—if your students love color by number, color by code, or sketch notes, they'll love these lessons.

Why you'll love this

CCSS Standards: CCSS8.G.A.3, CCSS8.G.A.4

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What's included:

  1. Guided notes. Teach the topic with these structured notes (rules for dilations, how to calculate scale factors, how to enlarge or reduce figures on coordinate plane with center at the origin). Integrates checks for understanding to verify your students are on the right track. - 2 pages

  2. Practice worksheet. Color by code, maze, and problem sets to practice dilations and scale factors- 2 pages

  3. Real-life application. Read and write about real-life uses of dilations and scale factors - 1 page

  4. Answer key. Included for all of the worksheets. - 5 pages

Great for:

  • Introductory Lessons

  • Reteaching & Spiral Review

  • Homework

  • Sub Plans

  • Quiz, Test, & Exam Prep

What teachers say about my Guided Notes & Doodles lessons:

  • ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “Great resource and a different way to take notes. Students were engaged and used their notes to help them with solving problems later.” - Heather P.

  • ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “My students really enjoyed these notes. I needed an additional resource to reteach this material before our end of the year assessment, and this was perfect.” - Ashley H.

  • ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “I used this resource with students who typically struggle to remain engaged in mathematics. They remained very engaged and didn’t hesitate to fix mistakes and complete their work. Great resource!” - Carissa S.

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