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Identify Line Types: Horizontal, Vertical and Slanting Lines

In this worksheet, students must say whether lines are horizontal, vertical or slanting.

'Identify Line Types: Horizontal, Vertical and Slanting Lines' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   2D Shapes: Circles, Angles and Bearings

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Straight lines are horizontal if they go across from side to side, without going up or down at all.

 

 

Straight lines are vertical if they go straight up and down, or top to bottom, without going across at all.

 

 

Lines are slanting if they don't go straight across or straight up. They look like a slope and go both up and down, and across too.

 

 

 

Example

Look at this picture.

How many horizontal lines are there?

 

 

Answer

There are 6 shown in red below.

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