Teaching Transformations through Traditional Maori Art Motifs

  • Posted on: 23 June 2021
  • By: NadineWalmisley

We will be exploring mathematical transformations.

We will look at them in this order:
Reflection
Rotation
Translation

Here is a link to the planning: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nOe36UNrD4oJbwiuowddgu7rapw4y7h1DKJd...

Learning Area: 
To Do List: 
Identify lines of reflection in art works - flip
Create a piece of art which shows reflection - koru art.
Identify rotations in art works - turn
Notice the point of rotation
Create a piece of art using Maori motifs which shows rotation
Identify translations in Maori art - slide
Create a piece of art which shows translation using Maori motifs
LA Code: 
Levels: 
1
2
Year: