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Position and Direction: Find the Treasure

In this worksheet, students use a grid and follow simple instructions relating to position, direction and movement to find the pirate's treasure!

'Position and Direction: Find the Treasure' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Geometry: Position and Direction

Curriculum subtopic:  Describe Movements of Position

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must help Pirate Pete find the treasure by following simple instructions.

 

Example

Pirate Pete is at B3.

To find the treasure, he must move 3 squares to the right and 2 squares down. 

Where is the treasure?

 

Answer

 

The treasure is at E1

 

Always remember to write the letter first, followed by the number.

Pirate Pete is at B3.

To find the treasure, he must move 3 squares to the right and 2 squares up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

 

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

Pirate Pete is at B3.

To find the treasure, he must move 2 squares to the right and 1 square up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

Pirate Pete is at B3.

To find the treasure, he must move 1 square to the left and 3 squares up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

Pirate Pete is at B3.

To find the treasure, he must move 2 squares down. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

Pirate Pete is at A1.

To find the treasure, he must move right 2 squares and 4 squares up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

Pirate Pete is at A1.

To find the treasure, he must move right 5 squares and 2 squares up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

Pirate Pete is at A1.

To find the treasure, he must move right 2 squares and 5 squares up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

Where is Pirate Pete?

Where is the treasure?

 

 

Don't forget to write the letter first (remember to write the letter in capitals) and then the number.

 Pirate PeteTreasure
Position

Give Pirate Pete instructions to find the treasure.

 

3 squares right and 2 down

4 squares right and 2 down

3 squares right and 1 down

Give Pirate Pete instructions to find the treasure.

 

3 squares right and 4 up

2 squares left and 3 up

3 squares left and 4 up

  • Question 1

Pirate Pete is at B3.

To find the treasure, he must move 3 squares to the right and 2 squares up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

 

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
E5
E 5
  • Question 2

Pirate Pete is at B3.

To find the treasure, he must move 2 squares to the right and 1 square up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
D4
D 4
  • Question 3

Pirate Pete is at B3.

To find the treasure, he must move 1 square to the left and 3 squares up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
A6
A 6
  • Question 4

Pirate Pete is at B3.

To find the treasure, he must move 2 squares down. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
B1
B 1
  • Question 5

Pirate Pete is at A1.

To find the treasure, he must move right 2 squares and 4 squares up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
C5
C 5
  • Question 6

Pirate Pete is at A1.

To find the treasure, he must move right 5 squares and 2 squares up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
F3
F 3
  • Question 7

Pirate Pete is at A1.

To find the treasure, he must move right 2 squares and 5 squares up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
C6
C 6
  • Question 8

Where is Pirate Pete?

Where is the treasure?

 

 

Don't forget to write the letter first (remember to write the letter in capitals) and then the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
 Pirate PeteTreasure
Position
  • Question 9

Give Pirate Pete instructions to find the treasure.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
3 squares right and 1 down
  • Question 10

Give Pirate Pete instructions to find the treasure.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
2 squares left and 3 up
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