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Geometry: Translations on a Grid

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

'Geometry: Translations on a Grid' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 5 11+ worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Transformations

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Look at the following rectangle drawn on x and y-coordinate axes.


Translate the rectangle

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 translation

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

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