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Position and Direction: Know Where You Are Going

In this worksheet, students state the direction they will be facing after carrying out some instructions.

'Position and Direction: Know Where You Are Going' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Geometry: Position and Direction

Curriculum subtopic:  Use Language of Position/Direction

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must know the compass directions.

Example

I start facing North.

I walk 2 paces North and turn right a quarter turn.

I walk forward 2 paces and turn right a quarter turn.

In which direction will I now be facing?

 

Answer

Here is a diagram to show the movements.

 

The answer is South

 

I start facing North.

I walk 2 paces North and turn right a quarter turn.

In which direction will I now be facing? 

 

North

South

East

West

I start facing South.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn right a quarter turn.

In which direction will I now be facing? 

 

North

South

East

West

I start facing East.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn right a quarter turn.

In which direction will I now be facing? 

 

North

South

East

West

I start facing East.

I walk 200 paces forward and turn right a quarter turn.

In which direction will I now be facing? 

 

North

South

East

West

I start facing North.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn right a quarter turn.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn left a quarter turn.

In which direction will I now be facing? 

 

North

South

East

West

I start facing West.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn right a quarter turn.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn left a quarter turn.

In which direction will I now be facing? 

 

North

South

East

West

I start facing West.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn right a quarter turn.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn right a quarter turn.

In which direction will I now be facing? 

 

North

South

East

West

I start facing West.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn right a half turn.

In which direction will I now be facing? 

 

North

South

East

West

I start facing South.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn right a half turn.

In which direction will I now be facing? 

 

North

South

East

West

I start facing South.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn right a half turn.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn right a quarter turn.

In which direction will I now be facing? 

 

North

South

East

West

  • Question 1

I start facing North.

I walk 2 paces North and turn right a quarter turn.

In which direction will I now be facing? 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
East
  • Question 2

I start facing South.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn right a quarter turn.

In which direction will I now be facing? 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
West
  • Question 3

I start facing East.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn right a quarter turn.

In which direction will I now be facing? 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
South
  • Question 4

I start facing East.

I walk 200 paces forward and turn right a quarter turn.

In which direction will I now be facing? 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
South
  • Question 5

I start facing North.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn right a quarter turn.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn left a quarter turn.

In which direction will I now be facing? 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
North
  • Question 6

I start facing West.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn right a quarter turn.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn left a quarter turn.

In which direction will I now be facing? 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
West
  • Question 7

I start facing West.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn right a quarter turn.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn right a quarter turn.

In which direction will I now be facing? 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
East
  • Question 8

I start facing West.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn right a half turn.

In which direction will I now be facing? 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
East
  • Question 9

I start facing South.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn right a half turn.

In which direction will I now be facing? 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
North
  • Question 10

I start facing South.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn right a half turn.

I walk 2 paces forward and turn right a quarter turn.

In which direction will I now be facing? 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
East
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