# Recognise Horizontal, Vertical and Slanting Lines

In this worksheet, students will recognise lines that are horizontal, vertical or slanting.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Geometry: Properties of Shapes

Curriculum subtopic:   Identify Line Types

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#### Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will be learning about horizontal and vertical lines.

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.

Let's try a question together about horizontal and vertical lines.

Example

Look at this picture.

How many horizontal lines are there?

Answer

There are six horizontal lines shown in red below.

Let's have a go at spotting horizontal and vertical lines in the questions now.

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