How many times? 0 Overview Using this Resource Connecting to the Curriculum Marking Student Responses Working with Students Further Resources This task is about the order of rotational symmetry. How many times does each shape fit onto itself in one complete turn? Question 1Change answer a) The shape fits onto itself times in one complete turn. Question 1Change answer b) The shape fits onto itself times in one complete turn. Question 1Change answer c) The shape fits onto itself times in one complete turn. Question 1Change answer d) The shape fits onto itself times in one complete turn. Question 1Change answer e) The shape fits onto itself times in one complete turn. Question 1Change answer f) The shape fits onto itself times in one complete turn. Task administration: This task can be completed with pencil and paper or online (with auto marking displayed to students). Level: 4 Curriculum info: Maths, Geometry and Measurement, Transformation Keywords: symmetry, order of symmetry, rotational symmetry, rotation, transformations Description of task: Students identify the order of rotational symmetry for a number of shapes. Learning Progression FrameworksThis resource can provide evidence of learning associated with Geometric thinking, sets 4-5 within the Mathematics Learning Progressions Frameworks.Read more about the Learning Progressions Frameworks. Answers/responses: Y9 (04/1998) a) 4 very easy b) 8 easy c) 6 easy d) 2 easy e) 16 easy f) 4 moderate Diagnostic and formative information: Common error Likely reason a) - f) Correct answer – 1 Correct answer + 1 Does not count complete turn. Counts complete turn twice. d) 4 Rotates black onto white. f) 8 Ignores internal part of pattern. Star symmetry How much of a full turn? Lines of symmetry Finding the angle of rotation