Graph Transformations: Reflections & Stretches – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on graph transformations that looks at how to draw and recognise graph reflections and stretches. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To be able to reflect graphs.
  • To be able to apply stretches to graphs.
  • To recognise graph reflections and stretches.

Who is this Lesson For?

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

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Graph Transformations: Reflections & Stretches’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Graph Reflections & Stretches Introduction
  • Graph Reflection Example
  • Vertical Stretch Example
  • Horizontal Stretch Example
  • Student Worksheet on Graph Transformations: Reflections & Stretches
  • True or False Cards
  • Graphs Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the fourth lesson in the Advanced Graphs 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: