Describing Enlargements – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on describing enlargements that looks at how to identify the scale factor and centre of an enlargement. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objective

  • To describe enlargements by finding the scale factor and the centre of enlargement.

Who is this Lesson For?

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

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Describing Enlargements’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Transformations Recap
  • Finding Scale Factor Example
  • Mini-Plenary
  • Finding Centre of Enlargement Example
  • Student Worksheet on Describing Enlargements
  • Plenary
  • Transformations Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the sixth lesson in the ‘Transformations’ unit of work (foundation tier) and also the sixth lesson in the ‘Transformations’ unit of work (higher tier).

The Transformations (Foundation Tier) unit is available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in the unit are:

The Transformations (Higher Tier) unit is also available as a pack with homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in this unit are: