Congruent Shapes – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on congruent shapes that introduces the definitions of congruence and similarity and teaches students to identify congruent and similar shapes by eye. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objective

  • To identify shapes which are congruent (by eye).
  • To identify similar shapes (by eye).

Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE foundation tier students. It could also be used with mid or low ability Key Stage 3 students.

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Congruent Shapes’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Similare Drawings Starter
  • Student Worksheet on Congruent Shapes
  • Congruent Shapes Pairs Cards
  • Polygons Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the fourth lesson in the ‘Interior & Exterior Angles of Polygons’ unit of work (the unit is also available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment).

The other lessons in the unit are: