Geometry: Translations on a Grid

In this worksheet, students translate points and shapes using the given right/left or up/down instruction.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Transformations

Difficulty level:

QUESTION 1 of 10

Look at the following rectangle drawn on xy-coordinate axes.

When we translate a shape, we follow the set instruction and move each corner in turn.

In this example, this is done by shifting each point 5 squares to the left.

The result looks like this:

Rectangle ABCD has been translated 5 squares to the left to form Rectangle A'B'C'D'.

Look at this diagram, which shows a rectangle ABCD, which is to be translated 6 squares to the left to give rectangle A'B'C'D'.

The point A has been translated to the point A'.

Write down the coordinates of B'. (Remember to use brackets when you write co-ordinates).

Look at this diagram, which shows a rectangle ABCD, which is to be translated 6 squares to the left to give rectangle A'B'C'D'.

The point A has been translated to the point A'.

Write down the coordinates of C'. (Remember to use brackets when you write co-ordinates).

Look at this diagram, which shows a rectangle ABCD, which is to be translated 6 squares to the left to give rectangle A'B'C'D'.

The point A has been translated to the point A'.

Write down the coordinates of D'. (Remember to use brackets when you write co-ordinates).

Look at this diagram, which shows a rectangle ABCD, which is to be translated 5 squares up to give rectangle A'B'C'D'.

Write down the coordinates of A'.

Look at this diagram, which shows a rectangle ABCD, which is to be translated 5 squares up to give rectangle A'B'C'D'.

Write down the coordinates of B'.

Look at this diagram, which shows a rectangle ABCD, which is to be translated 5 squares up to give rectangle A'B'C'D'.

Write down the coordinates of C'.

Look at this diagram, which shows a rectangle ABCD, which is to be translated 5 squares up to give rectangle A'B'C'D'.

Write down the coordinates of D'.

Look at this diagram, which shows a rectangle ABCD, which is to be translated 5 squares up and 6 squares to the left to give rectangle A'B'C'D'.

The point A has been translated to the point A'.  Notice that we count 5 squares up from A and then 6 squares to the left to get A'.

Write down the coordinates of B'.

Look at this diagram, which shows a rectangle ABCD, which is to be translated 5 squares up and 6 squares to the left to give rectangle A'B'C'D'.

The point A has been translated to the point A'.  Notice that we count 5 squares up from A and then 6 squares to the left to get A'.

Write down the coordinates of C'.

Look at this diagram, which shows a rectangle ABCD, which is to be translated 5 squares up and 6 squares to the left to give rectangle A'B'C'D'.

The point A has been translated to the point A'.  Notice that we count 5 squares up from A and then 6 squares to the left to get A'.

Write down the coordinates of D'.

• Question 1

Look at this diagram, which shows a rectangle ABCD, which is to be translated 6 squares to the left to give rectangle A'B'C'D'.

The point A has been translated to the point A'.

Write down the coordinates of B'. (Remember to use brackets when you write co-ordinates).

(2,2)
(2, 2)
• Question 2

Look at this diagram, which shows a rectangle ABCD, which is to be translated 6 squares to the left to give rectangle A'B'C'D'.

The point A has been translated to the point A'.

Write down the coordinates of C'. (Remember to use brackets when you write co-ordinates).

(2,5)
(2, 5)
• Question 3

Look at this diagram, which shows a rectangle ABCD, which is to be translated 6 squares to the left to give rectangle A'B'C'D'.

The point A has been translated to the point A'.

Write down the coordinates of D'. (Remember to use brackets when you write co-ordinates).

(4,5)
(4, 5)
• Question 4

Look at this diagram, which shows a rectangle ABCD, which is to be translated 5 squares up to give rectangle A'B'C'D'.

Write down the coordinates of A'.

(10,7)
(10, 7)
• Question 5

Look at this diagram, which shows a rectangle ABCD, which is to be translated 5 squares up to give rectangle A'B'C'D'.

Write down the coordinates of B'.

(8,7)
(8, 7)
• Question 6

Look at this diagram, which shows a rectangle ABCD, which is to be translated 5 squares up to give rectangle A'B'C'D'.

Write down the coordinates of C'.

(8,10)
(8, 10)
• Question 7

Look at this diagram, which shows a rectangle ABCD, which is to be translated 5 squares up to give rectangle A'B'C'D'.

Write down the coordinates of D'.

(10,10)
(10, 10)
• Question 8

Look at this diagram, which shows a rectangle ABCD, which is to be translated 5 squares up and 6 squares to the left to give rectangle A'B'C'D'.

The point A has been translated to the point A'.  Notice that we count 5 squares up from A and then 6 squares to the left to get A'.

Write down the coordinates of B'.

(2,7)
(2, 7)
• Question 9

Look at this diagram, which shows a rectangle ABCD, which is to be translated 5 squares up and 6 squares to the left to give rectangle A'B'C'D'.

The point A has been translated to the point A'.  Notice that we count 5 squares up from A and then 6 squares to the left to get A'.

Write down the coordinates of C'.

(2,10)
(2, 10)
• Question 10

Look at this diagram, which shows a rectangle ABCD, which is to be translated 5 squares up and 6 squares to the left to give rectangle A'B'C'D'.

The point A has been translated to the point A'.  Notice that we count 5 squares up from A and then 6 squares to the left to get A'.

Write down the coordinates of D'.

(4,10)
(4, 10)
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