Loading please wait

The smart way to improve grades

Comprehensive & curriculum aligned

Try an activity or get started for free

Coordinates: Plotting Simple Shapes

In this worksheet, students must plot points on a set of x-y coordinate axes and join certain points to form simple 2D shapes.

'Coordinates: Plotting Simple Shapes' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Transformations

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must plot points on a set of x-y coordinate axes, and join them with lines to form simple shapes.

You must know the following shapes:

Isosceles Triangle, Right-angled Triangle, Square, Rectangle, Parallelogram.

Remember that the x-number is plotted before the y-number.




Join (0, 0) to (2, 0).

Join (2, 0) to (1, -3).

Join (1, -3) to (-1, -3).

Join (-1, -3) to (0, 0).

Which shape has been drawn?


We have drawn a Parallelogram.

---- OR ----

Get started for free so you can track and measure your child's progress on this activity.

What is EdPlace?

We're your National Curriculum aligned online education content provider helping each child succeed in English, maths and science from year 1 to GCSE. With an EdPlace account you’ll be able to track and measure progress, helping each child achieve their best. We build confidence and attainment by personalising each child’s learning at a level that suits them.

Get started

Try an activity or get started for free

  • educational
  • bettfutures
  • cxa
  • pta
  • era2016
  • BDA award
  • Explore LearningTuition Partner
  • tacm